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Herbert Blaydes

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Herbert Blaydes

June 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/88416

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

9 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Herbert Ingram and Claudia Blaydes. Husband of Marguerite Marie Blaydes of St. James, MB.

Commemorated on Page 252 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

COULONVILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 3.

Location:

Coulonvillers is a village and commune about 15 kilometres east-north-east of Abbeville, on the N.25 road to Doullens and Arras. The COULONVILLERS COMMUNAL CEMETERY is in the fields about 1 kilometre north of the village, some 182 metres west of a by-road leading to the neighbouring hamlet of Le Festel. North of the chapel are the graves of five airmen of the Royal Air Force and one belonging to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. 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– Pilot Officer Herbert Blaydes is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Herbert Blaydes is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of HERBERT BLAYDES– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of HERBERT BLAYDES– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Crash Report– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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