Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roderick Keith Faulkner Bell-Irving

In memory of:

Wing Commander Roderick Keith Faulkner Bell-Irving

May 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

40201

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Division:

98 Sqdn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Service Order and Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of Comdr. Henry Beattie Bell-Irving, R.C.N.V.R., and Anne Hilda Bell-Irving, of Whonock, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 607 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 6 Row G. Coll. grave 3-5.

Location:

The town of Abbeville is on the main road from Paris to Boulogne, about 80 kilometres south of Boulogne. On reaching Abbeville from Boulogne on the N1 at the roundabout, take the right turn immediately before Boulogne Road direction. A CWGC direction sign is on site. Enter the ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY by the left hand side main gate and follow CWGC signs within the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Wing Commander Roderick Keith Faulkner Bell-Irving is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Wing Commander Roderick Keith Faulkner Bell-Irving is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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