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William Oliver Digby Tweddell

In memory of:

Pilot Officer William Oliver Digby Tweddell

July 26, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

40767

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

83 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Markham Felix and Yvonne Digby Tweddell, of Canada.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

20. D. 6.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Oliver Digby Tweddell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Oliver Digby Tweddell 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
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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