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Walter Howden Allan

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Walter Howden Allan

September 3, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/114255

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Robert H. Allan and Nettie Allan, of Caledonia, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 130 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CEMETERY
Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 3911.

Location:

Startford-Upon-Avon Cemetery contains 22 First World War burials, made mainly from the hospital at Clopton House. During the Second World War, there was a contingent of the Royal Canadian Air Force based at nearby Wellesboune Mountford and of the 137 Second World War burials (most of them forming a war graves plot), 97 are of Canadian airmen. The cemetery also contains 15 war graves of other nationalities.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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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– Flight Sergeant Walter Howden Allan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Walter Howden Allan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Walter Howden Allan– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Howden Allan– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Howden Allan– Killed on September 3, 1943, while on his first mission as a wireless air gunner with the R.C.A.F.
  • Cover– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 -1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by
Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 -1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by
Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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