Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert John Wilson

In memory of
Warrant Officer
Robert John Wilson
December 5, 2008
Afghanistan

Military Service:

Age:
37
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment
Division:
Canadians Forces Base Petawawa
Citation(s):
Canadian Forces' Decoration; Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal; General Campaign Star (International Security Assistance Force); Gulf and Kuwait Medal; Protection Force (Yugoslavia) (1992-95); NATO Medal for Former Yugoslavia, Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous).

Additional Information:

Born:
April 16, 1971 Newmarket, Ontario
Enlistment:
October 11, 1989 Cornwallis, Nova Scotia

Son of Doug and Anne Wilson of Keswick, Ontario. Brother of Patrick Wilson. Spouse of Master Corporal Starr Hendrickson. Robert also leaves behind his daughter Emily Wilson and son Owen Wilson along with their mother Anne Pritchard.

Commemorated on Page 231 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY ; Ontario, Canada
Grave Reference:
N/A
Location:
OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

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