Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Vernon John Bouchard

In memory of:

Flying Officer Vernon John Bouchard

December 22, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/85054

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Son of Louis Vernon Bouchard and Myrtle Bouchard, of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 254 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

56. B. 8.

Location:

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322). The main entrance to Brookwood Military Cemetery is on the A324 from the village of Pirbright. Brookwood Military Cemetery is owned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the United Kingdom, covering approximately 37 acres. In 1917, an area of land in Brookwood Cemetery (originally The London Necropolis) was set aside for the burial of men and women of the forces of the Commonwealth and Americans, who had died, many of battle wounds, in the London district. This site was further extended to accommodate the Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War, and American, Belgian, Czech, Dutch, French and Polish plots containing the graves of Allied casualties. There are also German and Italian plots where prisoners of war lie buried.

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 – Flying Officer Vernon John Bouchard is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flying Officer Vernon John Bouchard is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker – Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Mike and Dale

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