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John Percival Merritt

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Percival Merritt

March 31, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/85569

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

622 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Husband of Edna Doris Merritt, of Cove, Farnborough, Hants, England. Pilot Officer Merritt attended St. Thomas College in North Battleford, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 393 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. E. 8.

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.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Percival Merritt is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Percival Merritt 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
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Biography– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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