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Walter Lynwood Arksey

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Walter Lynwood Arksey

June 11, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/89952

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

460 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of John and Maude Arksey, of Langruth, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 238 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VIROFLAY NEW COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Yvelines, France

Grave Reference:

Row B. Grave 22.

Location:

Viroflay is a small town 4 kilometres east of Versailles. The cemetery is situated in the wood, south of the town, and about 880 metres from the church and town hall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of WALTER LYNWOOD ARKSEY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Walter Lynwood Arksey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Walter Lynwood Arksey is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WALTER LYNWOOD ARKSEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Lynwood Arksey
  • Viroflay Cemetery– On June 11, 1944, Walter Lynwood Arksey (Pilot Officer) was reported missing in action. His marker is at the Viroflay Cemetery in France just outside of Paris and south of the Versailles Palace. On Jan 22, 1947, he was posthumously awarded Operational Wings. (Posted by his Walter Murray Arksey - named after him.)
  • Plaque– Langruth cenotaph plaque. Source: "We will remember" project online, government.
  • Document– Related subjects 


Icelanders--Manitoba--Langruth (Region) 
Icelandic Canadians--Manitoba--Langruth (Region) 
Langruth (Man.)--History 
Manitoba--History, Local 


A page from "Langruth Community, 1950  A Tribute to Soldiers and Pioneers of the Langruth District". 
Image located at OUR ROOTS/Nos Racines, University of Calgary and Laval's local histories digitization project.
 
 


 

From , Manitoba: Langruth Community, 1950  A Tribute to Soldiers and Pioneers of the Langruth District
Langruth Community

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