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William Charles Ellis

In memory of:

Sergeant William Charles Ellis

June 25, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


624 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information

Son of John and Charlotte Ellis, of Mimico, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 300 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Bouches-du-Rhone, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 3. Row E. Coll. grave 30-37.


Marseilles is the chief town in the Department of the Bouches-du-Rhone. Mazargues is a suburb on the south-east side of the town, 6 kilometres from the centre of Marseilles, on the coast road to Toulon via La Ciotat - Avenue General Delattre de Tassigny (No.24). The MAZARGUES WAR CEMETERY lies on the western side of this road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Wartime diary– Record of final flight of Sergeant Ellis on June 24/25 1944. Extracted from the Operations Record Book for the 624 Squadron RAF (AIR 27/2142).
  • Photo of William Charles Ellis– July 31, 1944 TORONTO DAILY STAR article

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