Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Douglas Gordon Wilson

In memory of:

Sapper Douglas Gordon Wilson

December 8, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Canadian Engineers

Additional Information

Son of George and Jessie Wilson; husband of Gertrude Violet Wilson, of St. Vital, Manitoba, Canada

Commemorated on Page 480 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

X 26 40


BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is located in the north east corner of Brussels in the district of Evere. Follow the E40 Brussels-Luik road in the direction of Brussels and leave at junction 19 signposted Woluwe and Evere. Follow the sign Evere to the right and continue 500 M along the Avenue des Communautes to the first set of traffic lights. Go straight ahead here and down the Avenue Ciceron to turn left around the roundabout at the bottom of the road. The entrance to the BRUSSELS TOWN CEMETERY is then on your right. Follow the main avenue through the cemetery as far as you can go and the Commission plot is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of DOUGLAS GORDON WILSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Douglas Wilson– Died from injuries sustained while carrying out his duties in Belgium.
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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