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Donald Matthews Robson

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Donald Matthews Robson

May 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/86588

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

419 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Leonard Matthews Robson and Anna Guerine Robson, of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 430 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TILBURG (GILZERBAAN) GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot B. Row 2. Grave 47.

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.

Digital Collection

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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– Pilot Officer Donald Matthews Robson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Donald Matthews Robson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Donald Robson– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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