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Robert George Tighe

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Robert George Tighe

April 5, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/9416

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

428 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 220 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WESTDONGERADEEL (WIERUM) PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Row 2. Grave 6.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of ROBERT GEORGE TIGHE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– The Book of Remembrance is a hand-lettered and illuminated book in which the names of all officers of The Bank of Nova Scotia are inscribed (including the amalgamated banks - The Bank of Ottawa and The Bank of New Brunswick) who died in The Great War (World War I) and World War II.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Group Photo– F/L Robert Tighe and crew. F/L Tighe is on the right. F/S Rosevear is in the middle.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Robert George Tighe 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 Lieutenant Robert George Tighe is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker of Robert Tighe. He was a crew member of Ken Rosevear, who died on the same day, April 5, 1943, with the rest of the crew. This picture was taken June 1, 2011.

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