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Harold Byers

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Harold Byers

January 23, 1945

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


440 Sqdn.

Additional Information

Husband of Frances Muriel Byers, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 500 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

IV. A. 8.


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 HAROLD BYERS– Harold N. Byers
  • Photo of HAROLD BYERS– Harold Noel Byers
  • Letter– Letter by Mrs. Byers, requesting her husband's luggage.  LAC, Ottawa.
  • Circumstances of Death– Circumstances of Byers's fatal crash. LAC, Ottawa.
  • Letter– Letter to Mrs. Sparrow, Byers's mother at her request to have her son's body returned to Canada.  
LAC, Ottawa
  • Photo of HAROLD BYERS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker

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