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Ralph David Charters

In memory of:

Flying Officer Ralph David Charters

December 24, 1942
Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

J/13086

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

3rd PRC Bounemouth (RCAF)

Additional Information


Born:

April 1, 1922
Vancouver, British Columbia

Enlistment:

July 21, 1941
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of James and Isabel Borland Charters, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Brother of Bombadier James Charters, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Artillery.

He served in Canada and Great Britain. He had 510 days of service, including 121 days overseas.

Commemorated on Page 64 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOURNEMOUTH NORTH CEMETERY
Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Row J.4. Grave 93.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Ceremony– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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