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John William Chester

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II John William Chester

September 3, 1943
Jurby, Isle of Man, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

R/94989

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

30th OTU (RAF)

Additional Information


Born:

December 23, 1917
Minto, Manitoba

Enlistment:

April 18, 1941
Regina, Saskatchewan

Commemorated on Page 145 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

JURBY (ST. PATRICK) CHURCHYARD
Isle of Man, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 354.

Location:

Jurby is a village on the north-west coast of the Island and is reached from Ramsey, a seaport on the north-east coast six miles distant. The church of St. Patrick is the parish church of Jurby, and the churchyard is the parish burial ground, the Authority in which it is vested being the Incumbent and Churchwardens. It lies in an isolated position on the sea-coast, some way from the village, and covers one-and-a-half acres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II John William Chester is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II John William Chester 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
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: picture Me

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