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James William Freeman

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant James William Freeman

May 4, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/137079

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of James and Marjorie Helen Freeman, of Riverside, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 161 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 4146.

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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  • 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 James William Freeman is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant James William Freeman is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Document– Conclusions of investigation.  LAC  Ottawa
  • Photo of JAMES WILLIAM FREEMAN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES WILLIAM FREEMAN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Gravemarker
  • Gravemarkers– James William Freeman and 2 Rcaf Officers Killed with Him on 04may1943 


Many thanks to Jack from Oxford UK for her help in taking and sending the family these photo's
  • Stratford-upon-Avon Cemetery
  • Bulliten Board
  • Entrance– Stratford-upon-Avon Cemetery Entrance

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