Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Gerald Elliott

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Gerald Elliott

May 5, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/14866

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

419 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 25, 1914
Moncton, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

November 25, 1940
Moncton, New Brunswick

Son of William and Ethel Elliott of Moncton, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 157 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

20. E. 17

Location:

The REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is located 5 km south west of Kleve. From Kleve the cemetery is located, using the Hoffmannallee from the Town Centre, which becomes the Materbornerallee. This road enters Reichswald Forest and becomes the Grunewaldstrasse. Follow direction Gennep, entering Reichswald Forest the cemetery is situated 500 metres on the left. Alternatively from the motorway 57, take exit Kleve/Goch, which leads onto the 9 N road in the direction towards Kleve. After 3 km turn left on to the 504 direction Kranenburg. Reichswald cemetery is clearly signposted on the 504 at cross roads Grunewald. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is situated on the Grunewald Strasse direction Kleve on the right, 3 km from cross roads Grunewald.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial – Flying Officer William Gerald Elliott is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Flying Officer William Gerald Elliott is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial – Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM GERALD ELLIOTT – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM GERALD ELLIOTT – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Casualty Notification Form – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Death Certificate – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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