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Gordon Henry Schlitt

In memory of:

Flying Officer Gordon Henry Schlitt

January 30, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/12768

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Henry P. Schlitt and Agnes Elizabeth Schlitt, of Camrose, Alberta, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 437 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 4212.

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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  • Group Photo– 9 July 1942 #15 S.F.T.S. Wing ceremony, Claresholm, Alta.,  front LtoR: G.H. Schlitt, Wainwright; C.E. Luke, Coronation; J.A. Horsefall, Jasper; G.I. Ranson, Nanton. Back: T. Goldring, Coleman; D.R. Adamson, Marwayne; S.W. Bridges Edson
  • Photo of Gordon Henry Schlitt
  • Photo of GORDON HENRY SCHLITT– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– 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 GORDON HENRY SCHLITT– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Henry Schlitt is 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
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Henry Schlitt is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury

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