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James George Grainger

In memory of:

Warrant Officer James George Grainger

April 27, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/78456

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

102 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Joseph and Nelda Grainger, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 165 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Grave 60.

Location:

Vlieland is one of the Frisian Islands lying off the north coast of Holland, and is connected with the mainland at Harlingen by ferry boat from its main village and port, Oostvlieland. The VLIELAND GENERAL CEMETERY is on the north-western outskirts of Oostvlieland, about 1 kilometre from the quay. Most of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth graves are in one prominently sited plot.

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
  • 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 James George Grainger is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer James George Grainger is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of James George Grainger– Submitted  for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Photo courstey of the Maple Leaf Foods Company Archives.
  • Photo of James Grainger– Photo courstey of the Maple Leaf Foods Company Archives.
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  • Grave marker

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