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Alexander Sutherland

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Alexander Sutherland

March 15, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/95519

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

419 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of John Leo Sutherland and Anne Sutherland, of Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 568 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. 8.

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 ALEXANDER SUTHERLAND– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Alexander Sutherland– Here is my uncle "Sandy" Alexander Sutherland at home in Sydney Mines with his mother Ann (Matheson) Sutherland and his brother Leonard in 1942. (I believe the caption with NB is a typo - It should read NS)
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Pilot Officer Alexander Sutherland at the Nederweert War Cemetery in the Netherlands.
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Alexander Sutherland is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Alexander Sutherland 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

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