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Wilson Porter

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Wilson Porter

March 24, 1918

Military Service


Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Division:

56th Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Wilson and Lydia Porter, of Port Dover, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 604 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ARRAS FLYING SERVICES MEMORIAL
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

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.

Digital Collection

  • Roll of honour– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Wilson Porter Jr.
  • Newspaper clipping– Newspaper clipping from the Toronto Star.  Published October 31st, 1917.  In grateful memory.

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