Hank Byrd’s name appeared in Walter Neil Dove’s logbook.
Hank Byrd disappeared after leaving formation…
This is what we have on Canadian Virtual War Memorial to pay homage to this Spitfire pilot.
In memory of
HAROLD CHAUNCEY BYRD
who died on March 19, 1945
- Service Number: J/89351
- Force: Air Force
- Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
- Division: 403 Sqdn.
- Burial Information:
GENDRINGEN ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Grave Reference: Row B. Grave 22.
Gendringen is a village on the Dutch-German border 30 kilometres east-south-east of Arnhem and 15 kilometres south-east of Doetinchem. The GENDRINGEN ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY is behind the church of St. Martinus, which stands in the centre of Gendringen. The British plot is near the eastern boundary wall.
Now we have more information from someone…
I’ve a photo of the wreck crashed in Landfort near Megchelen/Gendringen on 19 march 1945. (Harold Chauncey Byrd) nearby a small forest at the German/Dutch frontier.