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Vernon John Lazier

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Vernon John Lazier

November 2, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/95161

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

77 (R.A.F) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Harry Hart Lazier and Lillian May Lazier, of Toronto, Ontario. Pilot Officer Lazier is also commemorated on the Canadian Memorial of Tigelot in Jalhay, Belgium.

Commemorated on Page 361 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. E. 9.

Location:

HOTTON WAR CEMETERY is located 58 km south east of Namur. From Namur the N4 leads onto the town of Marche-en-Famenne. From Marche-en-Famenne, the N86 leads towards Hotton. On reaching Hotton, the cemetery is located 500 metres on the N86 towards Menil.

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– Pilot Officer Vernon John Lazier is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Vernon John Lazier is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– A plaque on the exterior wall of Leaside Memorial Community Gardens, a hockey arena and recreational complex at 1073 Millwood Road, Toronto. The original facility was opened in 1951 and was named in remembrance of local men who died in World War II. Included in the names on the plaque is that of Vernon John Lazier. (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2015.)
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of VERNON JOHN LAZIER– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of VERNON JOHN LAZIER– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of VERNON JOHN LAZIER– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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