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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Benjamin Ruston

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Benjamin Ruston

September 21, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15002

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

214 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 43 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ROWLEY REGIS (ST. GILES) CHURCHYARD
Staffordshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot D.12. Grave 391.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Benjamin Ruston is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Benjamin Ruston 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
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Benjamin Ruston
  • Photo of John Ruston– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Crew photo– (JBR 2nd from left) the crew and the Wellington that crashed ran out of fuel home at the end of thirtieth mission.
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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