In memory of

Flying Officer

Russell Melvin Reisner

who died on 20 May 1943

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 295 Squadron, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flying Officer
  Service number J20215
  Date of death 19430520
  Cause of death died of wounds
Narrative history
  J20215 Flying Officer (No. 295 Squadron RAF pilot) Russell Melvin Reisner (b.1922) of Limerick died 19430520 at Tower House hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. Reisner perished from burns sustained in a crash at Damerham near Fordingbridge the previous day and is buried in St. Mary churchyard, Bransgore, Hampshire. He was the son of Adolph Carl and Mary (Carson) Reisner who came from Michigan to homestead SE24-8-3-W3 just north of Limerick in 1908. Russell graduated from Balfour Tech at Regina and went straight into the RCAF.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 73 - Stonehenge
  Cemetery or memorial location St Mary churchyard, Bransgore, Hampshire, England    

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  Honour roll location(s) Stonehenge
  Geo-memorial Reisner Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 57.7833°N / 103.5833°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 64E13
  Geo-memorial details South of Wollaston Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19220327
  Place of birth Limerick    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410923
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Limerick    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation student
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