Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Kenneth Charles George Bourne

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Kenneth Charles George Bourne

May 4, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/143278

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Charles Augustus and Grace Marjorie Bourne, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 138 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CEMETERY
Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 4215.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Kenneth Bourne– Picture of Kenneth Bourne in his flight gear
  • Newspaper Clipping– The newspaper article about his death
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Kenneth Charles George Bourne is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Kenneth Charles George Bourne 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
  • Document– Conclusions of investigation.  LAC, Ottawa
  • Photo of KENNETH CHARLES GEORGE BOURNE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury

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