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Denholm Robert Alexander

 

The grave of 408363 Warrant Officer (WO) Robert Alexander Denholm, a member of No. 450 (Kittyhawk) Squadron RAAF, who was killed in an aerial operation at Corsara Rail Diversion in northern Italy on 21 February, 1945. RAAF Padre (Wing Commander) James Frederick McKay conducted the service for WO Denholm near Padua, Italy on 5 May, 1945. The Germans used part of WO Denholm's aircraft to make a cross for his grave. This cross is the original grave marker.  

The Mercury 5 June 1945

Member of the Forces

DENHOLM.-WO Denholm,. Robert Alexander (Bob). RAAF, killed in action at Casarsa, Northern Italy, on February 21, 1945, dearly loved husband of Betty, Sussex, England, and dearly loved younger son of  Peter and Una Denholm, Esplanade Bellerive, aged 22 years;

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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