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Charles Stephen Lenover

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Charles Stephen Lenover

August 12, 1942


Tildonk, Belgium

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15980

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

156 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-45. Posthumously awarded RCAF Operational Wings in recognition of gallant service in action against the enemy, the 3 March 1943.

Additional Information


Born:

February 25, 1916
Chatham, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 10, 1941
London, Ontario

Son of James Albert and Mabel Annie (nee Brown) Lenover, of Chatham, Ontario; husband of June Rita (nee Bechard) Lenover, of Chatham, Ontario. Brother of Jack.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TILDONK CHURCHYARD
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Grave 2.

Location:

The village of Tildonk is located north-west of the town of Leuven off the N26 which runs between Leuven and Mechelen. From the A2 motorway turn off at junction 18 Leuven-Herent and onto the N26 direction Mechelen, at the far end of the village of Delle is a crossroads, turn right here into Eikstraat for the village of Tildonk. Follow this road to the T junction then turn left into Lipsestraat, on entering the village the church is on the left. The graves are located at the rear of the church.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Charles Stephen Lenover is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Charles Stephen Lenover is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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  • Certificate of Death– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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  • Photo of Charles Lenover– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Charles Lenover– From the book; …and they never came back. The story of the C. V. S (Chatham Vocational School) students who fought and died in World War 11. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me, with the permission of the author Peter N. Stanojevic.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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