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Gilbert Campbell Hooey

In memory of:

Flying Officer Gilbert Campbell Hooey

August 25, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

65525

Age:

32

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Division:

97 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Barton S. Hooey, and of Catherine E. Hooey, of Oakville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 82 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WESTMALLE CHURCHYARD
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave.

Location:

The village of Westmalle is located east of the town of Antwerp off the E34/A13 which runs between Antwerp and Eindhoven, driving from Antwerp follow the E34 to the junction with the E313, then follow the E34 direction direction Eindhoven. Turn off at junction 20 Zoersel, at the T junction turn right on the N14 direction Zoersel, drive through the village and carry on along the N14 to the village of Oostmalle and the crossroads with the junction of the N12. Turn left onto the N12 direction Westmalle, on entering the village the town hall is on the right hand side. Turn right just past the town hall into Sint-Jozeflei, over the crossroads and the church is on the left. The grave is located immediately through the main entrance on the left.

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– Flying Officer Gilbert Campbell Hooey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gilbert Campbell Hooey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Gilbert Hooey
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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