Canadian Airmen Lost Over Poland

Canadian Airmen Lost Over Poland (HM1JXR)

Location: Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Division
Country: Canada

N 45° 25.316', W 75° 41.583'

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"To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die"
"Survivre dans les coeurs de ceux qu'on aura quittes ce n'est pas mourir"
(Thomas Campbell)

This is to express the gratitude and admiration which lives in the hearts of former soldiers of the Polish Home Army for the valiant Canadian Airmen:
En temoignage de gratitude et d'admiration, du fond du coeur anciens soldats de l'Armee de la Resistance polonaise aux vaillants aviateurs canadiens:
F/L C.A. Beanland — 5.8.1944 · F/L A.R. Blynn — 5.8.1944 · F/O H.L. Brown — 5.8.1944 · P/O D.N. Carter — 17.8.1944 · P/O G.A. Chapman — 5.8.1944 · F/L A.F. Forbres 30.8.1944 · P/O J.J.R.T. Godin — 6.1.1944 · F/O T. Gorak — 30.8.1944 · P/O N.E. Hughes-Games — 28.9.1944 · P/O R.K. Jack — 30.8.1944 · F/O B.I. Kalheim 30.8.1944 · Sgt V.J.L. Lebano 30.9.1942 · FS A.G.W. Liddell 5.8.1944 · F/O G.D. MacRae — 5.8.1944 · FS T.A. McDowell — 20.4.1943 · FS W.B. Ness — 18.8.1943 · FS A.E. Nickerson 11.7.1942 · P/O O.A. O'Leary — 18.8.1943 · FS T.A. Purvis — 30.8.1944 · Sgt H.M. Robertson 30.4. 1942 · P/O J.D. Smith — 18.12.1944 · F/O A. Stienstra — 17.8.1944 · Sgt P.F.J. Sykes — 6.1.1944 · F/O B.V.L. Veira, DFC 29.12.1943 · P/O R.J. Westgate — 11.7.1942 · FS C.B. Wylie — 5.8.1944

Who fell over Poland while flying support missions during World War II and in particular during the uprising aimed at liberation of the city of Warsaw from Nazi occupation in August and September 1944.
Qui donnèrent leur vie durant les missions de vol au-dessus de la Pologne pendant la II-ᵉ Guerre mondiale et surtout en août et septembre 1944, pour secourir les insurges polonais qui tentèrent de libérer Varsovie de l'occupation nazie.
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HM NumberHM1JXR
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByThe Polish Home Army Ex-Servicemen’s Association in Canada / L’association de anciens combattants de la resistance polonaise au Canada
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Date Added Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 445779 N 5030057
Decimal Degrees45.42193333, -75.69305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 25.316', W 75° 41.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 25' 18.96" N, 75° 41' 34.98" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Ottawa Ontario , CA
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