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Robert Eugene Niles

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Robert Eugene Niles

June 17, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J89922

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Robert and Kristina Niles, of Dawson Creek, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 405 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARRADEEL (PIETERSBIERUM) PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Row 30. Grave 6.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Robert Eugene Niles is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Robert Eugene Niles is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of ROBERT EUGENE NILES– photo from service file
  • Photo of ROBERT EUGENE NILES– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT EUGENE NILES– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Id card– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands,Halifax aircraft LK-879 was airborne 2306 16Jun44 from Linton-on-Ouse on mission to Sterkrade, Germany.   it crashed in the sea off the Dutch coast, cause unknown.  The crew are buried in various Dutch cemeteries. They are:  P/O J.F.E.Tabor; Sgt F.E.McQueen; P/O G.R.G.Shannon; Sgt R.E.Niles; Sgt H.Doggett; P/O W.D.Carson; P/O L.G.Hill.  (//lostbombers.co.uk)

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