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James William Douglas Hoey

In memory of:

Warrant Officer James William Douglas Hoey

June 24, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/107769

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

218 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of John and Margaret Hoey, of Kelso, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 171 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KAGGEVINNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Joint grave 5.

Location:

KAGGEVINNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 31 km east of Leuven on the N2 a road which connects Leuven to Diest. From the Grote Markt in Diest take the Sint Jan Berchmanstraat leading directly away from the Stadhuis up to the one way system of Diest. Take the first right into the Leuvensestraat and travel 400 M to a main set of traffic lights. At this junction turn right onto the Delphine Alenuslaan (N10). Follow the road for 350 M and turn left into the small Bredestraat. The cemetery is 1.9 km along this road on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Warrant Officer James William Douglas Hoey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer James William Douglas Hoey 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
  • Grave marker– Kaggevine Communal Cemetery, 08h34, 4 May 2019.

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