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John Frederick Riess

In memory of:

Sergeant John Frederick Riess

December 11, 1941


Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Military Service


Service Number:

R/75704

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

March 19, 1920
Hamilton, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 1, 1940

Son of Edward and Grace Riess, of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 42 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HAMILTON (WOODLAND) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. 5a Row 7. Grave 3.

Location:

Hamilton Woodland Cemetery borders the Hamilton Harbour. From downtown Hamilton, follow York Boulevard past Hamilton Cemetery, across the bridge, and turn right at Plains Road. Exit Plains Road at Spring Gardens Road. Follow Spring Gardens and the cemetery will be on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK RIESS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK RIESS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK RIESS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK RIESS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK RIESS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK RIESS– 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– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Report (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN FREDERICK RIESS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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