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John Rutherford Sterne

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant John Rutherford Sterne

August 16, 1943

France

Military Service


Service Number:

J/5831

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

174 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Born:

September 26, 1922
Edmonton, Alberta

Commemorated on Page 216 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row C. Grave 11.

Location:

ST. PIERRE CEMETERY is situated on the north-eastern outskirts of Amiens, on the northern side of the main road to Albert.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Rutherford Sterne– Official RCAF Photo of F.L. John Rutherford Sterne, DFC,  signed "Lots of Love John".
  • Grave marker– Temporary Grave Marker, LAC, Ottawa
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Sterne– Hit by flak while flying Hawker Typhoon #JP444 over France during Ramrod 204.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Edmonton Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Edmonton Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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