Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Roberts Bessent

In memory of:

Sergeant Henry Roberts Bessent

December 17, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/198740

Age:

18

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

405 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Herbert Gordon and Elsie May Roberts Bessent, of Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 136 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 14558A.

Location:

CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY is situated about 2 kilometres east of Cambridge on the road to Newmarket. It is regretted that it is not possible to keep a copy of the register in this cemetery. Assistance may be obtained from staff when they are present and a copy of the register is available for consultation at the Commission's Head Office, 2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 7DX.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of HENRY ROBERTS BESSENT– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Edmonton Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Sergeant Henry Roberts Bessent 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
  • Memorial– Sergeant Henry Roberts Bessent is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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