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William Henry Parkinson

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Henry Parkinson

May 9, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/24930

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

432 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 411 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Row 2. Coll. grave 32-33.

Location:

GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 5 km north of Charleroi. Taking the E42 from Mons in the direction of Liege then exit at Gosselies onto the N5 towards Charleroi. 2 Km after this junction lies the third right hand turning towards Brussels. After taking this turning the next right hand turning leads onto the Chaussee de Fleurus, with the cemetery located 50 metres along this road on the left hand side. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Id card– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM HENRY PARKINSON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM HENRY PARKINSON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM HENRY PARKINSON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM HENRY PARKINSON– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM HENRY PARKINSON– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Henry Parkinson 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– Flying Officer William Henry Parkinson is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Temporary Grave Marker– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker

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