Served in 1941 with the Queens Own Rifles of Canada (Infantry).
Service number before becoming an Officer R/212731.
Awarded the Air Gunner badge on October 29, 1943.
Assigned to the 101 (R.A.F.) Squadron on June 24, 1944.
Promote to the rank of Pilot Officer on July 19, 1944.
Lancaster I LL862 SR-K, 101 (R.A.F.) Squadron took part in a raid on Moers/Homberg, Germany. The aircraft was according to German documents shot down by FLAK near Bissegem (area of Kortrijk), Belgium.
Pilot Officer Daniel Lewis Walter Meier J/86655 (Pilot) Royal Canadian Air Force. PoW No: 6956 Camp: Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria, Poland. Died January 1977.
Sergeant Ian Henry Milne Reid 1293545 (Flight Engineer) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Cambrai Communal Cemetery, France.
Pilot Officer Dominic Ianuziello J/9105 (Navigator) Royal Canadian Air Force.
Sergeant Lowell Kennedy Gwilliam R/181002 Royal Canadian Air Force. Evaded. Died October 1965.
Pilot Officer Jack Elwin McIntosh Nixon J/91096 (Wireless Operator/ Air Gunner) Royal Canadian Air Force. Cambrai Communal Cemetery, France.
Pilot Officer Keith Gosling 176529 (Specialist Operator) Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Cambrai Communal Cemetery, France.
Pilot Officer Ernest Elroy Boyle J/91059 (Air Gunner) Royal Canadian Air Force.
Pilot Officer Glenn Thomas Douglas J/94225 (Air Gunner) Royal Canadian Air Force.
Personal details have been collected from official Service Records and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website. Some of the additional information has been provided by War Diaries, Libera Me (G.E. Spittael), Polder Fighting (R.W. Catsburg), Veterans Affairs Canada, WW2 Talk, Aircrew Remembered and other sources. The commonwealth-adegem.com website is not responsible for incorrect information.
Everything has been collected and processed voluntarily by Michael van de Velde, Netherlands. Along the way I had great support from expert researchers and other volunteers. Thank you!