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Memorial Cross - Flying Officier 405th Sqd

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Memorial Cross - Flying Officier 405th Sqd

Elizabeth II. (J-26606 F/O K.A. NORDHEIMER). Naming is officially engraved. Hallmarked, marked STERLING, crisp detail, beautiful patina. Accompanied by a black and white portrait studio photograph of him in uniform, 122 mm x 175 mm. Extremely fine. Footnote: Kenneth Albert Nordheimer was from Toronto, Ontario. He was a Flying Officer with the 405th City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus), Pathfinder Force. He was Killed in Action on August 17, 1944, at the age of 20, when the Lancaster aircraft P 239 that he and six others were in went missing on a night raid to Stettin, Germany. It was brought down off the North Sea coast of Sylt Island, Denmark. Nordheimer is buried in Kirkeby Cemetery, Romo Island, Denmark, Grave 918.
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