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Peter William Merrick

In memory of:

Flying Officer Peter William Merrick

August 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/29679

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

419 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 393 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBERVILLE-LA-RENAULT CHURCHYARD
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

British Plot, Grave 4.

Location:

Auberville-la-Renault is a village 28 kilometres north-east of Le Havre, 10 kilometres south of Fecamp, and just over I kilometre east of the Fecamp-Goderville-Le Havre road (N.25).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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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– Flying Officer Peter William Merrick is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Peter William Merrick is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Id card– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of PETER WILLIAM MERRICK– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Peter William Merrick– Peter Merrick was born in London and raised by his grandmother, Mrs. Jane Morrison of 27 Elm Street. He attended Alexander Public School and Central Collegiate. He joined the RCAF on July 19, 1942 in London and went on course at Jarvis Bombing and Gunnery School. He graduated from the #4 Air Observers School, London and was commissioned. He was on his tenth operation as a member of a Lancaster crew of #419 Moose Squadron on a night mission to bomb a target south of Caen.
  • Photo of Peter William Merrick– Brother to Jean and Mary Ann

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