Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Dudgeon Torbet

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant George Dudgeon Torbet

March 31, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/160418

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

78 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Peter and Emma Torbet; husband of Ruth M. Torbet, of Oshawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 463 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MAUBERT-FONTAINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Ardennes, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave.

Location:

Maubert-Fontaine is a village and commune on the main road from Mezieres to Hirson (N.51, N.39). It lies 16.25 miles (26 kilometres) north-west of Mezieres, and the bus service between Mezieres and Hirson passes through Maubert-Fontaine. The most convenient station is Mezieres-Charleville, which is on the line from Paris to Luxembourg. The cemetery is on the northern outskirts of the village on the D.32 road to Patte D' Oie. Near the southern wall are the graves of seven airmen. Three of them belonged to the Royal Air Force and four to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of GEORGE DUDGEON TORBET– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Badge– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Book of Remembrance– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Honour– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant George Dudgeon Torbet is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant George Dudgeon Torbet 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

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