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Patrick Kelly Chambers

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Patrick Kelly Chambers

July 4, 1943
St-Puond, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

R/96292

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

432 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Europe Star, Defense Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, Operational wings.

Additional Information


Born:

October 19, 1918
Chesterville, Dundas, Ontario

Enlistment:

May 27, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of George Thomas and Mary Ellen (nee Keely) Chambers, of Chesterville, Ontario.

He was a soldier in the 2nd Battalion of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders – NPAM – in Cornwall, Ontario, service number 3027 replaced by number C-457205, from October 8 to November 7, 1940 during a training session. Served in Canada and Great Britain.

Commemorated on the Chesterville Cenotaph.

Commemorated on Page 145 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

8. E. 1.

Location:

HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY is located 30 km from Brussels and 3 km south of Leuven. Turn left out of Leuven railway station onto the Tiensevest(ring road R 23). Follow the Tiensevest through the junctions Tiensepoort and Parkpoort and along the Naamsepoort. Turn left at the Naamsepoort onto the Naamsesteenweg (N251) signposted Namen, Waver & Heverlee. Continue until you cross the railway line at Heverlee and take the first left turn into the Hertogstraat. Follow Hertogstraat to the end and turn right at the Sport Hall onto the Kerpelstraat. Continue down the Kerpelstraat until you come to a crossroads at which the HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY is located.

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– Warrant Officer Class II Patrick Kelly Chambers is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Patrick Kelly Chambers is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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