Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Claude Melnot Wilson

In memory of
Lieutenant
Claude Melnot Wilson
October 14, 1918

Military Service:

Age:
20
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Air Force
Division:
29th Squadron
Citation(s):
Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information:

Son of Charles Hurst Wilson and Margaret Wilson, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Native of Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 595 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
DADIZELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY , Belgium
Grave Reference:
VI. F. 26.
Location:
DADIZELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, (now Dadizele), is located 16 Km east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen (Menin) via Geluwe. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and then right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main crossroads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 12 Km along the N8 lies the village of Geluwe and the left hand turning onto the Nieuwestraat (later called Derdelansiersstraat, towards Dadizele). 5 Km along this road lies the village of Dadizele. The cemetery is located 100 metres after the left hand turning at the junction with Geluwestraat and Beselarestraat, in the village of Dadizele.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of CLAUDE MELNOT WILSON – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker – Family memoral stone in the Mountian View cemetery in Vancouver BC Canada for Lieut Claude Melnot Wilson  R.A.F.  Killed in action Oct. 14th 1918 aged 20
Son of Charles Hurst Wilson and Margaret Wilson, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Native of Winipeg.
  • Inscription – Close up of the family memoral stone in the Mountian View cemetery in Vancouver BC Canada for Lieut Claude Melnot Wilson  R.A.F.  Killed in action Oct. 14th 1918 aged 20
Son of Charles Hurst Wilson and Margaret Wilson, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Native of Winipeg.
  • Memorial Cross – Memoral coss in the Mountian View cemetery in Vancouver BC Canada

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