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James Okeden Alexander

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant James Okeden Alexander

August 28, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

44267

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

88 Hong Kong Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Major-General and Mrs. R. O. Alexander. Husband of Barbara I. Alexander, of Victoria, British Columbia. Awarded a medal of the Royal Humane Society for saving life at sea. Flight Lieutenant Alexander had pre-war R.C.A.F. service under service number C989.

Commemorated on Page 609 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ROTTERDAM (CROOSWIJK) GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot LL, Row 2, Grave 9

Location:

Rotterdam lies 23 kilometres south-east of the Hague and 52 kilometres south-west of Utrecht. Crooswijk is a district east of the centre of the city. The address of the ROTTERDAM(CROOSWIJK) GENERAL CEMETERY is:
Algemene Begraafplaats
Kirkoflaan 5
Rotterdam

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant James Okeden Alexander is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant James Okeden Alexander 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
  • Photo of JAMES OKEDEN ALEXANDER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Vancouver Sun. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Thought to be dead in November 1941. Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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