Jensen, Oscar


Jensen, Oscar
Oscar Knud Lerche Jensen
O K L Jensen


Eight items. The collection concerns Sergeant Oscar Knud Lerche Jensen (Royal Canadian Air Force) and contains photographs and news clippings.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Paul Jensen and catalogued by Nigel Huckins.

Additional information on Oscar Knud Lerche Jensen is available via the IBCC Losses Database.




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Jensen, OKL

Collection Items

Oscar Jensen
Full face portrait of a young man. Submitted with caption 'Oscar Jenson. Killed in action August 9th 1942'.

Oscar Jensen with father and brother
Three men standing in line in front of a tree. On the left, Oscar Jensen wearing tunic and side cap, then his father Einar in civilian clothes and on the right his brother Sven wearing battledress. Submitted with caption 'Oscar Jenson (left) with his…

Oscar Jensen
An airman wearing tunic with half brevet and side cap standing next to a petrol pump in a village street with ice and snow on the ground. Submitted with caption 'Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sergeant Oscar Jenson RCAF'.

Newspaper cutting - Sgt Oscar Jensen killed last week on active service
Announces that he lost his life on an operational flight on August 9th. Gives some biographical and service details.

Safe arrival
Newspaper cutting announcing safe arrival of Oscar Jensen in England. Includes b/w full face portrait.

Card from Canadian minister of national defence to Mr and Mrs E B Jensen
Commemorates the gratitude of the government and people of Canada for the life a brave man given in service of his country. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Oscar Knud Perche Jensen.

Letter to E B Jensen from Miss M J Robertson
Writes of burial of three Canadian officers, one of whom was their son Oscar, in a local cemetery. Describes the cemetery and funeral. Explains that they had no film to take a photograph and offers sympathy.

Letter to Mr and Mrs Jensen and Verna from W Patterson
Relates author's visit to Edzell in Scotland to visit Oscar's grave. Mentions meeting the local RAF padre who had conducted Oscar's funeral. Describes grave location and asks if they would like a photograph sent. Mentions meeting other colleagues.
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