Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William John Sharpe

In memory of
Sergeant
William John Sharpe
August 28, 1942

Military Service:

Service Number:
798575
Age:
20
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Air Force
Division:
115 Sqdn.

Additional Information:

Son of Robert and Alfreda Sharpe, of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 196 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY , Belgium
Grave Reference:
Joint grave 9. A. 7-8.
Location:
HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY is located 30 km from Brussels and 3 km south of Leuven. Turn left out of Leuven railway station onto the Tiensevest(ring road R 23). Follow the Tiensevest through the junctions Tiensepoort and Parkpoort and along the Naamsepoort. Turn left at the Naamsepoort onto the Naamsesteenweg (N251) signposted Namen, Waver & Heverlee. Continue until you cross the railway line at Heverlee and take the first left turn into the Hertogstraat. Follow Hertogstraat to the end and turn right at the Sport Hall onto the Kerpelstraat. Continue down the Kerpelstraat until you come to a crossroads at which the HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY is located.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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