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Kenneth Howard Buck

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Kenneth Howard Buck

May 5, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/83572

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

102 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

October 5, 1922
Manitoulin District, Ontario

Son of Martin Laverne and Janet Almira (nee Hopkins) Buck of Owen Sound, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 141 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KOLLUMERLAND-(WESTERGEEST)-PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot SE. Row 2. Grave 2.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Kenneth Howard Buck is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Kenneth Howard Buck 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
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands
Halifax HR 667 was airborne 2236 4May43 from Pocklington. Shot down by a night-fighter crashing 0036 on the Voorweg at Westergeest (Friesland) 7 km SE of Dokkum, Holland. F/S Buck was the only Canadian crew member.  Five have no known graves, but both air gunners are buried in Kollumerland (Westergeest) Protestant Churchyard. 
(//lostbombers.co.uk)
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Kenneth Howard Buck
  • Photo of Kenneth Howard Buck– Photo courtesy of Owen Sound Collegiate (OSCVI) Digital Soldier Library.

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