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Hugh Richard John Hennessey

In memory of:

Flying Officer Hugh Richard John Hennessey

March 16, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/39288

Age:

33

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

419 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Hugh Hennessey and of Eveleen Hennessey (nee McCann); husband of Marion Donalda Hennessey (nee Williams), of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 523 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. B. 2.

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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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Hugh Richard John Hennessey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Hugh Richard John Hennessey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of HUGH RICHARD JOHN HENNESSEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Flying Officer Hugh Richard John Hennesey at the Nederweert War Cemetery in the Netherlands.
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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