Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Walter John Klementoski

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Walter John Klementoski

March 21, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

R/275494

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

550 (R.A.F.) Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of John and Anna Gruza Klementoski, of Preston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 531 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

50. I. 1.

Location:

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322). The main entrance to Brookwood Military Cemetery is on the A324 from the village of Pirbright. Brookwood Military Cemetery is owned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the United Kingdom, covering approximately 37 acres. In 1917, an area of land in Brookwood Cemetery (originally The London Necropolis) was set aside for the burial of men and women of the forces of the Commonwealth and Americans, who had died, many of battle wounds, in the London district. This site was further extended to accommodate the Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War, and American, Belgian, Czech, Dutch, French and Polish plots containing the graves of Allied casualties. There are also German and Italian plots where prisoners of war lie buried.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • 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 Sergeant Walter John Klementoski is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flight Sergeant Walter John Klementoski is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Preston Ontario Cenotaph – Dedicated November 8, 1926.  The names of Preston soldiers killed in the Second World War were added in 1949.
  • Preston Ontario Wall of Remembrance Mural – Mural by D. Sopha.  Located adjacent to the Preston Cenotaph.

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