Flying Officer, Pilot, 434 Sqdn, Royal Canadian
Service Number: J/10730
who died on
Sunday, 03 Oct 1943
Son of Arthur H. and Hazel German, of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
Hanover War Cemetery
Grave Reference: 12. B. 6.
The city of Hannover lies in the north of Germany approx 290kms
west of Berlin.
From the A2 motorway Dortmund to Berlin take exit 42 (Ausfahrt
42) Hannover-Herrenhausen / Garbsen-Ost (CWGC sign) and follow
the B6 direction Hannover-Zentrum.
Continue along the B6 for approx 1.5kms and turn right onto L395
Stocknerstrasse (CWGC sign) direction Ahlem.
Continue for approx 3.5kms then turn left onto Klocknerstrasse
Continue for approx 800m then turn left onto B441 Ahlemerstrasse
direction Hannover (CWGC sign) road name changes to Wunstorfer
Landstrasse. After approx 1km turn right onto Richard-Lattorfstrasse
(CWGC sign) and continue for approx 800m.
Turn right onto Heisterbergallee (CWGC sign) and continue for
approx 1km. The cemetery can be found on the right.
Many of the graves in Hanover War Cemetery were brought in from
prisoner of war camp cemeteries, small German cemeteries and
from isolated positions in the surrounding country.
The cemetery contains 2,407 Commonwealth burials of the Second
World War, 62 of them unidentified. There are also 39 non-war
burials and 10 war graves of other nationalities, most of them
Polish. It was designed by P.D. Hepworth.
Hanover War Cemetery adjoins Hanover Military Cemetery, a
substantial post war military cemetery of more than 3,000 burials.
Commemorated on Page 162 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance.
The Book of Remembrance is in the Memorial Chamber, which occupies
the second level of the Peace Tower in the Houses of Parliament,