Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Roy Addison Ruthven

In memory of:

Sergeant James Roy Addison Ruthven

December 29, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/169893

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 16, 1922
Alliston, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 15, 1942
London, Ontario

Son of Franklin Albert and Marion Kathleen Dorrofield Ruthven, of Chatham, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 210 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 7. G. 18-20.

Location:

The BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY is in the district of Charlottenburg, 8 kilometres west of the city centre, on the south side of the Heerstrasse. From Theodor Heuss Platz in the district of Charlottenburg near the exhibition hall complex and next to the olympic stadium, follow signs for Spandau, proceeding along the Heerstrasse. The Cemetery lies on the Heerstrasse on the left hand side of the road and 3 kilometres from Theodor Heuss Platz. Visitors should drive beyond the BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERY to the traffic lights, then turn left directly onto a small one way street running parallel to the Heerstrasse. The Cemetery entrance is on this small one way road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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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– Sergeant James Roy Addison Ruthven is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant James Roy Addison Ruthven is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of JAMES ROY ADDISON RUTHVEN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES ROY ADDISON RUTHVEN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of James Ruthven– From the book; …and they never came back. The story of the C. V. S (Chatham Vocational School) students who fought and died in World War 11. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me, with the permission of the author Peter N. Stanojevic.

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