Wenford Maxwell RitchiePilot OfficerJ/90667433 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air ForceApril 20, 1923Kentville, Kings Co., NSSeptember 11, 1941Halifax, NSOctober 6, 194421Reichswald Forest Cemetery, Germany8. B. 10.Commemorated on page 228 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on September 10 Pilot Officer Ritchie was the son of Wenford Evans Ritchie and Grace Marion (Spears) Ritchie, of Kentville, NS. The Halifax aircraft LW129 of 433 Squadron with a crew of seven left base at 4 pm on October 6, 1944 on an operational attack against Dortmund, Germany and failed to return. Pilot Officer Ritchie was acting as Air Gunner on the flight. It was later determined that three members of the crew survived the crash and four members of the crew, including Pilot Officer Ritchie, were initially buried in the North Cemetery at Dusseldorf. The remains were reburied in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery.