HILTZ, LAWRENCE DONALD

Birthdate
Birthplace
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Age
20
Parents
Son of Lawrence Carlton Hiltz, and of Freda Jean Hiltz of Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Religion
Presbyterian
Occupation
Clerk
Service number
R/88319
Engagement
1941-04-21
Disembarked
1942-01-07, United Kingdom
Date of death
1942-08-29
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Awards
Royal Canadian Air Force
Plot 12 | Row E | Grave 9

"OUR DEARLY LOVED AND ONLY SON"

Military grave
Additional info

Awarded the Air Gunner Badge on November 8, 1941.

RCAF Air Gunner 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.

75 New Zealand Sqdn. memorial Moerbeke.