Flying Officer DOUGLAS THAYNE LEAVITT (photo added)

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Rank Flying Officer
Forenames DOUGLAS THAYNE
Surname LEAVITT (photo added)
Initials D T
Place of Birth CARDSTON, ALBERTA, CANADA
Date of Birth Wednesday, 04 July 1923
Date of Death Tuesday, 25 July 1944
Age 21
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number J/35806
Force Royal Canadian Air Force
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 69 (Royal Air Force) Squadron
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location VIII. F. 24.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph YOURS WILL BE HEAVEN WHEN WE MEET AGAIN
Family Details SON OF FRANK AND JANE LEAVITT, OF CARDSTON, ALBERTA, CANADA.

Additional Information

Undated photograph of Flying Officer DOUGLAS THAYNE LEAVITT.1

 

 

Newspaper articles, undated, relating to Flying Officer DOUGLAS THAYNE LEAVITT.2

 

 

 

Cardston Memorial, Canada.3

 

 

References
1. Photographs and additional information kindly provided by Delores Nelson, niece-in-law of Flying Officer DOUGLAS THAYNE LEAVITT.
2. Newspaper articles kindly provided by Mel Van Zeben.
3. Photograph of Cardston Memorial kindly provided by Mel Van Zeben.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Delores Nelson, niece-in-law of Flying Officer DOUGLAS THAYNE LEAVITT.
Additional photographs provided by: Delores Nelson, niece-in-law of Flying Officer DOUGLAS THAYNE LEAVITT, Mel Van Zeben and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Delores Nelson, niece-in-law of Flying Officer DOUGLAS THAYNE LEAVITT and Mel Van Zeben.

 

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What other people have said

Waterloo/Canada

Jackie Bleecker

..Lest we never forget you, or how your young life was cut short for our freedom. Let us never take your sacrifice for granted. Remembering you today....

On Friday, February 14, 2014
France

JOSSELIN Martine

You came from so far to help us.... Rest in peace on the land you liberated.

On Thursday, February 13, 2014