Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Miller Farrell

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II John Miller Farrell

May 14, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/103820

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

78 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 158 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FRANEKERADEEL-(DONGJUM)-PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Row 1A. Grave 13.

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– Warrant Officer Class II John Miller Farrell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II John Miller Farrell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of JOHN MILLER FARRELL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands
JB924 was one of three No.78 Halifaxes lost on this operation. Airborne 2317 13May43 from Linton-on-Ouse, it was shot down by a night- fighter and crashed 0255 , some 4 km NE of Harlingen, Holland. F/Sgt (AG) A. A. Kew, RCAF and five RAF crew members are buried in Barradeel (Wijnaldum) protestant Churchyard.  They were RAF F/S R.E.Bragg; Sgt E.Pritchard; F/L R.Grey; Sgt R.D.Matches; and Sgt D.Baxter. One, Sgt H.E.Gell, survived and was taken PoW. 
(from http://www.lostbombers.co.uk/bomber.php?id=7162)

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