Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Spencer Gartrell

In memory of:

Flying Officer Harold Spencer Gartrell

October 14, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J39011

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Edward and Alice Gartrell, of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 313 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. B. 13.

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.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Harold Spencer Gartrell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Harold Spencer Gartrell 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
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Flying Officer Harold Spencer Gartrell at the Nederweert War Cemetery in the Netherlands.

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