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Ernest Cameron Oke

In memory of:

Flying Officer Ernest Cameron Oke

July 23, 1944


Brillac, France

Military Service


Service Number:

J/25965

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

620 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

Operational Wings 30 Jan. 1947, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-45 Star, CVSM & Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

July 23, 1922
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 9, 1942
North Bay, Ontario

Son of Ernest E. W. Oke and Olive E. Oke, of Cochrane, Ontario. Brother of Forrester.

Commemorated on Page 407 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRILLAC COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Charente, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 1.

Location:

Brillac is a village 52 kilometres north-west of Limoges. It can be reached by following the main road (D.30) on the east side of Confolens and turning left along the road to Esse. The cemetery lies on the road to Bussiere-Boffy on the eastern side of the village. There are 6 Commonwealth burials of the 1939-1945 war here, on the left of the main path in the centre of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of ERNEST CAMERON OKE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ERNEST CAMERON OKE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ERNEST CAMERON OKE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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  • Photo of ERNEST CAMERON OKE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture  Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
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