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William Thomas Wilson

In memory of:

Pilot Officer William Thomas Wilson

January 16, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/92521

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

434 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 26, 1925
Orcadia, Saskatchewan

Son of Harry and Helen Wilson, of Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada. Pilot Officer Wilson trained at No. 3 Wireless School Winnipeg. Brother of George Seatter Wilson, Royal Winnipeg Rifles, deceased 10 April 1945 and John Wilson.

Commemorated on Page 577 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 6. C. 14-17.

Location:

Durnbach is a village 16 kilometres east of Bad Tolz, a town 48 kilometres south of Munich. Durnbach War Cemetery is 3 kilometres north of the village Gmund am Tegernsee. Using the A8 from Munich, turn off at the junction Holzkirchen, taking the 318 road in the direction of Gmund am Tegernsee. At the crossroads with the 472, turn left in the direction of Miesbach. The cemetery is situated approximately 500 metres on the left from the 318/472 crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM THOMAS WILSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Thomas Wilson
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Thomas Wilson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Thomas Wilson 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

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