Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Douglas Gordon Bush

In memory of:

Flying Officer Douglas Gordon Bush

July 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/39727

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Born:

November 27, 1922
Kelowna, British Columbia

Enlistment:

March 15, 1941
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Earl Samuel and Anne Bush, of Kelowna, British Columbia. Nephew of Harriet Phipps, of East Kelowna.

Commemorated on Page 264 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

52. B. 6.

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.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of Douglas Gordon Bush
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Douglas Gordon Bush is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Douglas Gordon Bush 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 DOUGLAS GORDON BUSH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DOUGLAS GORDON BUSH– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Cemetery

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: