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James Seaforth Silver

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant James Seaforth Silver

August 28, 1943


Nuremburg, Germany

Military Service


Service Number:

R/11617

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

77 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

June 22, 1917
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

September 13, 1939
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Son of William H. Silver and Sadie Mary (MacKay) Silver of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. Brother of Harold Maxwell, Murray William, Lina Mae, and Maragaret Louise.

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:
Grave Reference:

4. D. 7.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JAMES SEAFORTH SILVER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • The Silver Brothers– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Farm– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES SEAFORTH SILVER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant James Seaforth Silver 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– Flight Sergeant James Seaforth Silver is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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