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Murray Nesbitt

In memory of:

Sergeant Murray Nesbitt

May 13, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/70337

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

51 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 198 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HARLINGEN GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot E. Row 3. Grave 14.

Location:

Harlingen, a town and port on the seaboard of the Waddenzee 38 kilometres west of Leeuwarden and 28 kilometres north-west of Sneek, is the port for the Frisian Islands of Vlieland and Terschelling. The HARLINGEN GENERAL CEMETERY is on the northern outskirts of the town, about 1 kilometre from the station. The British plot is to the left of the main path in the south-western part of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Murray Nesbitt is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Murray Nesbitt is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MURRAY NESBITT– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands.
Airborne 2322 12 May 43 from Snaith. Cause of loss not established. Crashed 0202 near Achlum (Friesland), 5 km SE of Harlingen, Holland, where all are buried in the town's General Cemetery. 
The 6 RAF crew members were: Sgt D.C.Smith; Sgt E.F.Kinerman; Sgt E.W.Thomson; Sgt B.A.Bunting; Sgt C.L.King; Sgt W.J.Merrigan.

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