A Citadel Man rests in peace at the Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery. Friedhof Ohlsdorf is the biggest non-military cemetery in the world. There are 3 Commonwealth War Graves plots located within Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery:- Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf 1914-1918 / Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf 1939-1945 / Hamburg Cemetery Ohlsdorf Post War. The 3 Commonwealth War Graves plots are located approx 3kms from the main entrance and are clearly signposted.

Charles Prichard Lesesne
The Citadel, Class of 1933
Flight Lieutenant, Royal Canadian Air Force
Service # C/3879
425 Squadron (“Alouette”)
Entered the Service from: Saskatchewan
Died: March 31, 1944
Buried at: Plot 6A Row D Grave 13
Hamburg Ohlsdorf Cemetery
Hamburg, Germany

Sources: Mike Stannard ’65The Citadel Archive & MuseumCommonwealth War Graves Commission, Steve Smith ’84

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