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Calvin Hudson Wardrope

In memory of:

Sergeant Calvin Hudson Wardrope

October 3, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/191206

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born 28 May 1924. Son of Calvin C. and Ena U. Wardrope, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 224 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:

VI C 2

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– Sergeant Calvin Hudson Wardrope is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Calvin Hudson Wardrope 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
  • Photo of CALVIN HUDSON WARDROPE– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Commemorative Monument (Halifax LK 925)– Monument erected by residents of St. Viths, Belgium in honour of the crew of Halifax LK 925, 431 RCAF Squadron whose plane crashed on 3 October 1943.  In the photograph are two survivors, Ray DePape and Stan Peters, who attended to unveiling and dedication on 17 May 1998.
  • Memorial– Plaque adorning monument at St. Viths, Belgium, commemorating the lost crewman, Lennox Cameron Main, Gordon James Crebbin and Calvin Hudson Wardrope of Halifax LK 925, 431 (RCAF) Squadron.

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