BAITTLE, HORACE DAVID

Birthdate
Birthplace
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Age
19
Parents
Son of Benjamin Jacob Baittle and Hattie Esther Cohen of Westmount, Quebec, Canada
Religion
Hebrew
Occupation
Student
Service number
R/79439
Engagement
1941-04-29
Disembarked
1942-03-29, United Kingdom
Date of death
1942-08-29
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 12 | Row E | Grave 8

"Star of David"

Military grave
Additional info

Awarded the Air Observer Badge on January 31, 1942.
RCAF Air Observer Badge

75 (New Zealand Squadron) Royal Air Force. 
Wellington 3, DF 673AA (also reported as BJ 673) was brought down at 2315 hrs by a German fighter. After their bomber caught fire the crew bailed out at low altitude, killing all 5 members. The bomber crashed in the area of Pereboomsgat, Moerbeke-Waas, Belgium. They were on a large mission to bomb Nuremberg, Germany.

Had a brother in the Army, Lieutenant Brahm Baittle (R.C.A.M.C. - Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps).

75 New Zealand Sqdn. memorial Moerbeke.

BAITTLE, HORACE DAVID
Source: VAC