Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Raymond William Komar

In memory of:

Flying Officer Raymond William Komar

May 14, 1957

Grostenquin, France

Military Service


Service Number:

70390

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

423 All Weather Fighter Squadron

Additional Information


Born:

February 20, 1932
Dysart, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

July 28, 1952
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Son of Ernest and Olga (nee Schulhouser)Komar of North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Husband of Valerie (nee MacDonald) of London, Ontario. Brother of Bonnie, June and Jeanette.

Commemorated on Page 85 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY
Meurthe-et-Moselle, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 3, Plot 2, Row C

Location:

Choloy is a village and commune in the Department of the Meurthe-et-Moselle, 28 kilometres west of Nancy and some 5 kilometres west of Toul, a town on the N4 road from Paris to Nancy. The village is south of the River Moselle on the minor road (D11B) from Toul to the neighbouring village of Foug. The CHOLOY WAR CEMETERY is 3 kilometres west of Toul on the north side of the D11B road. The Choloy War Cemetery is the last resting place of casualties from the First and Second World Wars and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. It is also the final resting place for many Royal Canadian Air Force members and their families who died while serving in Europe as part of 1 Air Division between 1953 and 1967 and other Service Members serving with NATO in Germany following Canada's departure from France.

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  • Grave marker– Photo by Malcolm Cromarty.
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