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John Hehir

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John Hehir

April 10, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/19730

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

426 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Matthew J. and Bridie Hehir, of Buffalo, New York.

Commemorated on Page 169 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FLORENNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Row 2. Coll. grave 17-20.

Location:

FLORENNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 22 Km south east of Charleroi on a road leading from the N5 which connects Charleroi to Phillippeville. 16 Km after leaving Charleroi leave the N5 at Annevoie. Turn left towards Mettet. After 5 Km at Morialme' turn right onto the Rue de Chatelet. Florennes is 5 Km along this road. The cemetery is found in the town from the Place Verte. The first left turning onto the Rue du Boukay, followed by the first right turning onto the Rue Baudry, which leads for 50 metres to the FLORENNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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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– Pilot Officer John Hehir is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer John Hehir is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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