Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Grant Aitchison

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Edward Grant Aitchison

March 31, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/8387

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

403 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of John A. and Louise Aitchison. Husband of Bronwen M. Aitchison, of Elora, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 490 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. B. 5.

Location:

Nederweert is a village 38 km north west of Roermond, 21 km south east of Eindhoven and 5 km north east of Weert. The NEDERWEERT WAR CEMETERY is 150 metres west of the church and the same distance east of the road from Weert to Helmond. The entrance to the cemetery is closed to vehicles and visitors must walk the 50 metres to the Commission plot. The NEDERWEERT WAR CEMETERY is signposted on the N266 Nederweert - Helmond road. The N266 is indicated from the Nederweert exit on the A2 Motorway Eindhoven Maastricht.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Edward Aitchison– My father George Wissler who flew in WWII carried this picture of his friend, my namesake Grant Aitchison in his wallet for the rest of his life. That is where I found it after our mother died.
  • Photo of Edward Aitchison– My father George Wissler who flew in WWII carried this picture of his friend, my namesake Grant Aitchison in his wallet for the rest of his life. That is where I found it after our mother died.  This is a copy of the back of the picture I sent of F/L E. G. Aitchison.  My father was an adopted only child who possibly felt like a brother to Grant.
  • Photo of Edward Aitchison
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Flight Lieutenant Edward Grant Aitchison at the Nederweert War Cemetery in the Netherlands.

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