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Douglas George McKay

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Douglas George McKay

July 14, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/124347

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Robert George and Dorothy Lillian McKay, of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 191 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TILBURG (GILZERBAAN) GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot A. Row 1. Coll. grave 29-30.

Location:

Tilburg is a town lying close to the Dutch-Belgian border. It is 20 kilometres east of Breda, about the same distance south of 's-Hertogenbosch, and 30 kilometres north-north-east of the Belgian town of Turnhout. The TILBURG (GILZERBAAN) GENERAL CEMETERY is about 4 kilometres from the town centre, at the northern end of the Gilzerbaan, which is the by-pass skirting the town. It is in a little lane leading off this road. The 1939-45 war graves are near the entrance gates.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Douglas George McKay is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Douglas George McKay is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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