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William Murdoch Jackson

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant William Murdoch Jackson

September 15, 1946

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15733

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of George Richmond Jackson and Isobel Jackson, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, husband of Kitty Marie Jackson, of Lansing.

Commemorated on Page 585 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. 31. Lot 285.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of William Jackson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Estevan Mercury Thursday, Sept. 19, 1946.
Tribute to Airmen in Mass Funeral Service
BY KAY MACREADY

Mass funeral services with full military honors were held in the drill hall at Estevan airport Wednesday afternoon for the 20 of 21 RCAF personnel who met their deaths in the crash of their Dakota transport plane at the airport Sunday morning just as other parts of the world were holding thanksgiving services in commemorating victory in the Battle of Britain. These airmen, many of whom wore decorations for valor, were killed in the line of duty just as the others who had given their lives in the defence of Britain. All Canada felt the loss in this second greatest air tragedy in Canadian aviation history, and Estevan, in particular, showed its feeling of sorrow by turning out in mass to mourn with those relatives who were able to be present.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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