Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Henry Stratford

In memory of:

Warrant Officer George Henry Stratford

July 19, 1944

Abbeville, France

Military Service


Service Number:

642061

Age:

30

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

78 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Edward and Lucy Stratford (nee Atherton). Husband of Betty K. A. Stratford (nee Cowley), of Exeter, England. Brother of Flying Officer Frederick Stratford, Royal Air Force, killed in action 6 December 1944. Mrs. Lucy Stratford was former President of the Remembrance Association, Silver Cross Women of Canada, Wheat City, Brandon, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 608 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NEUFMOULIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 2-5.

Location:

Neuf-Moulin is a village and commune 6 kilometres north-east of Abbeville and some 3 kilometres west of St.Riquier, a village on the road from Abbeville to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is about 500 metres from the main road through the village, adjoining the railway line. It is reached by a road from the War Memorial to the level crossing and then a track from the northern side of the level crossing.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of GEORGE HENRY STRATFORD– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer George Henry Stratford 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– Warrant Officer George Henry Stratford is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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