Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Garnet Edward McCann

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Garnet Edward McCann

May 2, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/51930

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

429 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Thomas James McCann and Mary Lynch McCann, of Windsor, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 382 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OUDENAARDE (AUDENARDE) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Grave 40.

Location:

The town of Oudenaarde (Audenaarde) is located south-west of the city of Gent on the N60. From the motorway E40/A10, which runs between Oostende and Brussels, turn off at junction 15 onto the N60 direction Oudenaarde. Follow this road to the junction with the N459, turn left here along Beverestraat to the centre of town. After crossing the railway turn directly left into J.Braetstraat, then at the first junction on the right take the left hand road called Dijkstraat, then the third turning left called Groenstraat. The cemetery is along here on the left. The graves are located by the Belgian Military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Garnet Edward McCann is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Garnet Edward McCann 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

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