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Harry Lewis Gill

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class I Harry Lewis Gill

January 17, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/64935

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

607 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 9, 1922
South Devon, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

August 22, 1940
Moncton, New Brunswick

Son of Herbert Spencer Gill and Mabel Gill, of Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick. Mrs. Gill was a member of the Remembrance Association, Silver Cross Women of Canada, Wheat City Chapter, Brandon, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 163 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. C. 2.

Location:

Maynamati is some 7 kilometres from the centre of Comilla, which is on the railway line linking Dhaka to Chittagong. It can be reached by train to Comilla railway station, 9 kilometres from the MAYNAMATI WAR CEMETERY, or by the Dhaka -Chittagong highway. The cemetery is 1 kilometre down the road leading from Comilla to Sylinet and a short distance past the Cantonment Military Hospital. There is a C.W.G.C. road direction sign on a roundabout at the crossroad.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Harry Lewis Gill– Flight Sergeant Harry Lewis Gill - March 1942
  • Photo of Harry Lewis Gill– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Harry Gill's mother Mabel– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Frederiction War Memorial
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