Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kenneth Edward Emmons

In memory of:

Sergeant Kenneth Edward Emmons

May 5, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/52795

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of James Edward and Laura Emmons, of Newboro, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 157 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UTINGERADEEL-(AKKRUM)- GENERAL-CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Row K. Grave 112.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial – Sergeant Kenneth Edward Emmons is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Sergeant Kenneth Edward Emmons 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
  • Group Photo – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of KENNETH EDWARD EMMONS – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of KENNETH EDWARD EMMONS – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Ken and Edyth – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Casualty Notification Form – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands
Halifax aircraft JB-898 was airborne 2243 4May43 from Leeming on a mission over Dortmund.  It was shot down by a night-fighter, crashing at 0052 at Akkrum (Friesland), 17 km SSE of Leeuwarden, Holland. Those killed are buried in Utingeradeel (Akkrum) General Cemetery. They are: F/S (P) R. O. Blackhall (an American from Bremerton, Washington, serving in the RCAF), Sgt K.E.Emmons and Wireless Air Gunner Sgt A.J.Sutton of Toronto. 
Taken PoW were:  P/O F. H. Scythes (2nd pilot), F/S C.B.Norton RCAF, Sgt G.I.Semper, F/S K.E.Godfrey, and  Sgt C.L.Horn RCAF.  
(for more information on PoWs see //lostbombers.co.uk)
  • Cemetery – Photo courtesy of Frans van Cappellen, The Netherlands
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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