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William Wilson Rennie

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant William Wilson Rennie

July 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/166835

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

44 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Rennie, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada.

Commemorated on Page 426 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MARISSEL FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 284.

Location:

Marissel is a commune on the east side of Beauvais. Beauvais is a Cathedral City in the Department of the Oise.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM WILSON RENNIE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM WILSON RENNIE– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– The crew of Lancaster ME699, shot down over Beauvais on the night of 4th/5th July 1944. 
Left to right: Flight Engineer Sgt William Robinson, Wireless Operator Sgt Thomas Jackson, Bomb Aimer F Sgt John Wainwright,  Pilot Officer William Young RAAF, Rear Gunner Sgt Robert Routledge, Mid Upper Gunner Sgt William Rennie RCAF and Flying Officer Frank Wareham, Navigator.
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Wilson Rennie is 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
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Wilson Rennie is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave of W. W. RENNIE in the National Necropolis of Beauvais, Marissel (Oise)

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