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Fred Roach

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Fred Roach

May 13, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/90063

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Squadron

Additional Information


Born:

January 18, 1919
Leamington, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 20, 1942

Son of Lewis Webster and Ruby Roach, of Leamington, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 428 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GERAARDSBERGEN (GRAMMONT) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Coll. Grave 1.

Location:

The town of Geraardsbergen is located south of the town of Aalst on the N42. From the motorway E40/A10, which runs between Oostende and Brussels, turn off at junction 17 onto the N42, direction Geraardsbergen. Follow this road to the town of Geraardsbergen and the junction with the N493. Turn right onto the N493, direction Parike, and the cemetery is along here on the right. The graves are located towards the centre of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Fred Roach is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Fred Roach 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
  • 426 Squadron and the Halifax LW682
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