BELL, VANEGMOND ROBERT

Birthdate
Birthplace
Seaforth, Ontario, Canada
Age
26
Parents
Son of William Earl and Ruth Clare Bell of Seaforth, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Presbyterian
Occupation
Machinist
Service number
J/11349
Engagement
1940-09-16, London, Ontario, Canada
Disembarked
1944-11-28, United Kingdom
Date of death
1945-03-06
Died
France, Killed in action
Force
Regiment (Fallen buddies)
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 11 | Row G | Grave 5

"MAY MY LOVED ONES NOT PERISH"

Military grave
Additional info

Service number before becoming an Officer R/68442.

Awarded the Pilot Flying Batch on April 24, 1942.

Royal Canadian Air Force, 107 (R.A.F.) Squadron, Pilot. (Assigned March 1, 1945.)

On the night of 5/6th March 1945, twelve aircraft of 107 Squadron were detailed to carry out railway patrols over areas in Germany. The aircraft returned to base at 00.35 hrs and since visibility had considerably deteriorated the pilot requested G.C.A. He was informed that it was not immediately available and he was to proceed to point "Y" and stand by for thirty minutes. Contact was lost at 01.40 hrs. Aircraft RS 533 was found at p.m. on 6th March at a point half mile south of Marquette, France. Both occupants were dead and there has been no indication as to the cause to the crash.

DAVIDSON, Charles Grant Flight Sergeant (Navigator) R/209219 was also killed during the crash.

BELL, VANEGMOND ROBERT
BELL, Van Egmond Robert