Je suis à la recherche d’informations au sujet du pilote : Donald John Shapter, J/35505, 403e Escadron de l’ARC (code KH). Mort le 14 juillet 1944 sur la commune de Saint-Lambert dans le Calvados, Normandie, France.
Je fleuris régulièrement sa tombe dans le petit cimetière de St-Lambert, mon devoir de mémoire.
Voilà je vous remercie d’avance.
I am looking for information about a pilot: Donald John Shapter, J/35505,403 RCAF Squadron (code KH). He died on 14 July 1944 in the commune of Saint-Lambert in Calvados, Normandy, France.
I regularly place flowers on his grave in the small cemetery of St-Lambert, this is my duty to remember.
I thank you in advance.
Many people in France still remember the Fallen. A lady in France is doing the same with Leclare Walker.
Ronny Bosmann does the same in the Netherlands remembering Admiral Byrd.
These are two pictures of Donald John Shapter, J/35505. First when he was not still a commissioned officer.
Donald John Shapter, J/35505 earned his wings at No.6 SFTS Dunnville.
Donald Shapter is remembered on the Canadian Virtual War Memorial.
In memory of
Donald John Shapter
July 14, 1944
- Service Number: J/35505
- Age: 24
- Force: Air Force
- Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
- Division: 403 Sqdn.
Son of the Revd. Charles P. Shapter and Margaret M. Shapter; husband of Elizabeth Jean Shapter, of Toronto, Ontario.
- Cemetery: ST. LAMBERT CHURCHYARD ; Calvados, France
- Grave Reference: N/A
- Location: St. Lambert is a village and commune 20 miles (32 kilometres) south-west of Caen, 25 miles (40 kilometres) south-south-east of Bayeux, and 6 miles (9 kilometres) south-west of Thury-Elarcourt. This is a small town on the N.162 Caen to Flers road, 16 miles (26 kilometres) south-south-west of Caen. There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1939-1945 war here, in the north-west corner of the churchyard.
I guess Jacques will be sending me a picture of Donald Shapter grave.