John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Garshowitz
  • FORENAME
Abram
  • UNIT
617 Squadron,R.C.A.F.
  • RANK
Warrant Officer Second Class
  • NUMBER
R/84377
  • DATE OF DEATH
17th May 1943
  • AGE
21
  • GRAVESITE
Reichswald Forest War Cemetery,Germany Coll.grave 21.D.16-18
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
born 11.12.1921 Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
son of Samuel and Mrs Garshowitz,336 James Street N,Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
educated McIlwraith Public School
educated Hamilton Central Collegiate Institute
educated Hamilton Talmud Torah
confirmed 1934 Beth Jacob Synagogue
RCAF 28.1.1941
training Brandon and Montreal
gained wings 1 B&G School,Jarvis,Ontario April 1942
617 Squadron 26.3.1943
w.op/air gunner
Lancaster ED864
Op.Chastise (Mohne Dam)
flew into high tension cables and crashed 0015 hours near Marbeck,Germany
 

DATE OF DEATH:

17-May-1943
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