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Ebenezer Alfred Sirett

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Ebenezer Alfred Sirett

April 3, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/16946

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Frederick Alfred and Mabel Adela Sirett, of Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 213 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UDEN WAR CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

4. F. 8.

Location:

Uden is a town on the main road between Eindhoven and Nijmegen. The Uden War Cemetery is 350 metres from the centre of the town, on the Nijmegen road at its junction with the road to Zeeland. The cemetery is also signposted on the N265 Uden-Eindhoven.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of EBENEZER ALFRED SIRETT– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Death Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Grave marker from Ebenezer Alfred Sirett's grave at Uden Commonwealth War Cemetery, The Netherlands.
  • Photo of Ebenezer Alfred Sirett
  • Photo 2 of Ebenezer Alfred Sirett– Cecil Pittman travelled with the Royal Winnipeg Riffles Association
when they participated in the 40th Anniversary of the D day
tour to the Normandy beaches (Juno Beach) in 1984, the Royal
Winnipeg Riffles "pilgrimage" tour in 1989, the year the memorial
was unveiled in the little village of Audrieu and the Royal Winnipeg
Riffles 50th Anniversary tour in 1994. He also attended the unveiling
ceremonies of the Juno Beach Memorial located in Normandy,
France in June of 2003.

Mr. Pittman has researched information through the National
Archives, military histories, former veterans and from any other
materials he can locate. In 2002, he completed 104 stories for the
Manitoba Geographical Names Program (Lakes, Rivers, Islands,
etc are named after Manitoba's world War II and the Korean
Conflict casualties) Several soldier's photo from his collection
were included with these stories in the Map Branch's publication
"A Place of Honour".

(Notes taken from the Cecil Pittman's photo collection)
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of EBENEZER ALFRED SIRETT– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of EBENEZER ALFRED SIRETT– 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
  • Biography
  • A Time to Remember (page 2)
  • 408 Squadron
  • A Time to Remember (Page 1)
  • Lighter– Lighter that was once owned by Ebenezer Alfred Sirett
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Ebenezer Alfred Sirett is 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
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Ebenezer Alfred Sirett is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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