In memory of

Sergeant

Harvey Lewis Crich

who died on 19 Aug 1941

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force
  Rank Sergeant
  Service number R61807
  Date of death 19410819
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  R61807 Sergeant (No. 10 Squadron RAF wireless air gunner) Harvey Lewis Crich (b.1919) of Griffin was KIA 19410819 and is buried at Heverlee war cemetery, Leuven, Brabant, Belgium. Crich was flying in a Whitley when he was shot down. Harvey was the son of Hugh James, a veteran, and Christina (Forsberg) Crich who subsequently moved to Revelstoke, British Columbia. Harvey was born at Regina, educated at Crystal River, Manitoba, at Griffin, and at Balfour Tech, and was unemployed when he enlisted at Regina in 1940.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 66 - Griffin
  Cemetery or memorial location Heverlee war cemetery, Brabant, Belgium    

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  Honour roll location(s) Griffin
  Geo-memorial Crich Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 55.0167°N / 104.75°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 73P2
  Geo-memorial details A tribute plaque was erected at Crich Lake north of Wapawekka Lake in 1980.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19190309
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19400719
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Griffin    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation unemployed
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