Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Emmett Madson

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Emmett Madson

August 20, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/8950

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

61 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 93 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BILBAO BRITISH CEMETERY
Spain

Grave Reference:

Plot 2. Row A. Coll. grave 6-11.

Location:

Bilbao is a seaport in the north of Spain, and the capital of the Basque province of Viscaya. The BILBAO BRITISH CEMETERY is about 8 kilometres north-east of the town, on the road to Derio. If arriving by air turn left on leaving the airport, continue for a short distance to Sondica village. The cemetery is located within a small communal cemetery (there is a tiny church). On leaving Sondica village the BILBAO BRITISH CEMETERY is to be found approximately 100 metres off the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Emmett Madson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer John Emmett Madson is also 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
  • Photo of JOHN EMMETT MADSON– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Identity Card– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN EMMETT MADSON– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Evaluation– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN EMMETT MADSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: