BERTRAM, RICHARD EDGAR

Birthdate
Birthplace
Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
Age
29
Parents
Son of John Hugh and Ruby Delphine Bertram of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Religion
United Church
Occupation
Interior decorator
Service number
R/75831
Engagement
1940-11-18
Date of death
1942-09-11
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 1 | Row E | Grave 6
Military grave
Additional info

Awarded the Pilot Flying Badge on August 20, 1941.

Pilot Flying Badge

Vickers Wellington III BJ987 25 Operation Training Unit.

The crew was on a mission to Dusseldorf, Germany. It's believed that their aircraft exploded at Nieuwpoort, Belgium and crashed into the North Sea. 

Others onboard Wellington BJ987:
EGGLETON, CLEVELAND JOHN, R/83220, Flight Sergeant (Navigator), Royal Canadian Air Force. Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

AGAR, JOHN ROBERT, 124742, Pilot Officer (Air Gunner), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.

GALLAGHER, FRANK JOHN, R/102761, Flight Sergeant,  Royal Canadian Air Force. Body never found. Runnymede, Surrey, UK.

GEORGE, RICHARD MELVIN, R/100105, Flight Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force. Body never found. Runnymede, Surrey, UK.