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William Bligh Eaton

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant William Bligh Eaton

October 9, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/157924

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

7 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Robert Berry Eaton and Violet May Eaton, of Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. Brother of Private Douglas Barry Eaton, Westminster Regiment (Motor), RCIC, kileld in action 31 August 1944.

Commemorated on Page 156 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

3. E. 15.

Location:

Hanover Military Cemetery which adjoins the HANOVER WAR CEMETERY is reached via the A2 E30 motorway from Dortmund to Berlin. At the junction with the B441 turn right onto the B441 and follow signs for Hanover, Ahlem and Seelze. After 7 km turn right onto Seelzestrasse leading towards Harrenburg. After 5 km and having entered Harenburg turn left onto Harenberger Miele. The Hanover Military Cemetery and the HANOVER WAR CEMETERY are located 3 km after leaving Harrenburg in the direction of Hanover.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Bligh Eaton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Bligh Eaton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM BLIGH EATON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of Sympathy– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Investigation Report– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Investigation Report– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Investigation Report– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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