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Robert Eric Bowman Pike

In memory of:

Flying Officer Robert Eric Bowman Pike

November 2, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/27735

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

77 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Abram Bowman Pike and Delma Pike, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Pilot Officer Pike is also commemorated on the Canadian Memorial of Tigelot in Jalhay, Belgium.

Commemorated on Page 417 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. 7.

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

  • 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 (Leaside) men who died in World War II. Included in the names on the plaque, which was placed there in 1963, is that of Robert Eric Bowman Pike. (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2015.)
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT ERIC BOWMAN PIKE– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT ERIC BOWMAN PIKE– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT ERIC BOWMAN PIKE– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of ROBERT ERIC BOWMAN PIKE– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Names– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Canadian Memorial of Tigelot– Canadian Memorial of Tigelot in Jalhay, Belgium. (Photo c.1951)
  • Biography– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Robert Eric Bowman Pike 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 Robert Eric Bowman Pike is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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