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Russel Max Furman

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Russel Max Furman

July 17, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/17917

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

207 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1922
Decatur, Illinois

Enlistment:

March 19, 1941
Windsor, Ontario

Son of Cornelius and Eva Furman, of Decatur, Illinois, United States.

Commemorated on Page 161 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:

VI. A. 10.

Location:

Follow the A1 north towards Milan. Exit from the A1 following the signs for Tangenziale West. Exit from the Tangenziale (main road) following the blue signs for Milano, route SS11. Proceed in the direction of Milano and pass the Grand Hotel Brun. Take the sharp turn to the left following the CWGC signs. The Cemetery lies in a large park approximately 0.5 kilometre along on the right. The MILAN WAR CEMETERY is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Russel Max Furman
Pilot Officer, Air Gunner
January 28, 1922 - July 17, 1943
207 Sqdn, Royal Canadian Air Force
Son of Cornelius and Eva Furman, of Decatur, Illinois, United States.
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Russel Max Furman is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Russel Max Furman 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
  • Newspaper clipping
  • Newspaper clipping– Max Furman, report of missing status. 16 Aug 1943, Page 12 - The Decatur Daily Review, report of missing status

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