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Harold Sobel

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Harold Sobel

May 1, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/133756

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

7 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 215 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DANTUMADEEL-(AKKERWOUDE)-PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Row 16. Grave 14.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star February 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star February 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of HAROLD SOBEL– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Harold Sobel– Harold Sobel is honoured on page 69 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca
  • Document– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Harold Sobel is 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
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Harold Sobel is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Dantumadeel Akkerwoude Protestant Cemetery, Friesland, Holland
Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The NetherlandsStirling R 9263 was shot down by a nightfighter killing three RCAF and three RAF crew members. One member of the RAF survived and was taken PoW.
(from www.lostbombers.co.uk)

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