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Edward George Wey

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Edward George Wey

March 3, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/24034

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Henry and Nellie Victoria Wey, of Vancouver, British Columbia; husband of Agnes Wey.

Commemorated on Page 575 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:

8. L. 19.

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.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of EDWARD GEORGE WEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD GEORGE WEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of EDWARD GEORGE WEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Henry is Centre with Ted (Edward 4th from left) on his right and Denys on his left with 2 friends. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Edward George Vey– My father Flying Officer John Hedrich Killed Feb.29 1944 had his picture taken with this group of Navigators and Observers and I have packed it with other memories of the past. I noticed Flight Lieutenant Wey was seated left front and I have added to his digital photos.
  • Group Photo– My father Flying Officer John Hedrich Killed Feb.29 1944 had his picture taken with this group of Navigators and Observers and I have packed it with other memories of the past. I noticed Flight Lieutenant Wey was seated left front and I have added to his digital photos.
  • War Memorial– Kamloops Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Battle Street and 2nd Avenue, Kamloops, British Columbia.   Includes honour roll tablets listing 189 names for World War I and 92 names for World War II.  Unveiled on May 24th, 1925.   Inscribed:  C.E.F. - NOR TIME NOR TIDE CAN EVER EFFACE THE MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD.
  • Inscription– Kamloops Cenotaph, British Columbia. Detail of the Tablet listing names for World War II.
  • Reverse side of Group photo– My father Flying Officer John Hedrich Killed Feb.29 1944 had his picture taken with this group of Navigators and Observers and I have packed it with other memories of the past. I noticed Flight Lieutenant Wey was seated left front and I have added to his digital photos.
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Edward George Wey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant Edward George Wey 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

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