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George Kenneth Lancaster

In memory of:

Flying Officer George Kenneth Lancaster

June 13, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/23972

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

78 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Charles and Ellen Lancaster, of Oshawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 358 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POIX-DE-PICARDIE CHURCHYARD
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

Row A. Coll. grave 1-5.

Location:

Poix is a small town 28 kilometres south-west of Amiens. The 16th century church with its surrounding churchyard is on the Amiens-Rouen road, about 200 metres from the centre of the town and the British plot is opposite the west door of the church.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer George Kenneth Lancaster is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer George Kenneth Lancaster 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 GEORGE KENNETH LANCASTER– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of GEORGE KENNETH LANCASTER– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of George Lancaster– In memory of the Fathers, Husbands and Sons of the Oshawa Branch of the Silver Cross Women of Canada. From their book titled Book of Remembrance which is held at the Oshawa Public Library.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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