In memory of

Flying Officer

Gerald George Bryan

who died on 23 Sep 1944

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 106 Squadron, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flying Officer
  Service number J29589
  Date of death 19440923
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  J29589 Flying Officer (No. 106 Squadron RAF navigator) Gerald George Bryan (b.1917) of Lockwood was KIA 19440923 and is buried at Reichswald Forest war cemetery, Kleve, Germany. Bryan's Lancaster crashed near Schierloh during a raid on the Dortmund aquaduct. He was the son of Robert Gardy and Bertha L. (Miller) Bryan who came from Bruce Co., Ontario, and North Dakota, respectively. After graduating from Balfour Tech at Regina, Gerald farmed with his family until 1941 when he moved to Hamilton, Ontario, to become a munitions worker. He married Alice Lucille (Kane) of Cambridge four days before enlisting at Hamilton in 1942. His brother Bruce also served with the RCAF while brother Orville was a corporal with the Army overseas.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 310 - Usborne
  Cemetery or memorial location Reichswald Forest war cemetery, Kleve, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany    

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  Honour roll location(s) ------
  Geo-memorial Bryan Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.8°N / 103.0333°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 64M14
  Geo-memorial details South of Bailey Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19170404
  Place of birth Yorkton    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19420408
  Place of enlistment Hamilton, Ontario    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Lockwood    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation munitions worker
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