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Thomas Whitman

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Thomas Whitman

October 4, 1918

Military Service




Air Force


Royal Air Force


80th Squadron

Additional Information

Son of Mrs. Julia Mackie.

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

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

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The Arras Flying Services Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras, near the Citadel, approximately 2 kilometres due west of the railway station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Census– Thomas W. Whitman is listed on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission site as being the son of Julia Mackie. A check of the ancestral records show that Thomas W. Whitman was her step-son and was born in Illinois, USA. British Records (Trevor Henshaw Index) lists him as an American pilot of a Sopwith Camel (Serial #F5954) who came down in the vicinity of , Beaurevoir - Remancourt, France (east of Albert, south of Cambrai). 
Born at Chicago, Illinois, on 7 February 1893
Registered for the draft at Los Angeles, California, in 1917
1910 U.S. Census family was living in Los Angeles
Stepfather William Mackie (born Scotland, emigrated to the U.S. in 1885)
Julia Mackie (born in Illinois)
National Archives file reference: Thomas Whitman 7 February 1893 AIR 76/545/46
  • Trunk– The Royal Flying Corps trunk of 2nd Lieutenant Thomas Whitman was found in a second hand store in southern Ohio. Markings on the trunk show that it was made by the "Imperial Trunk & Leather Goods Company", Toronto, Canada. (reference: The Aerodrome Forum Post #62227)

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