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David Milledge Illsley

In memory of:

Squadron Leader Pilot David Milledge Illsley

November 14, 1941

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Air Force


47 Sqdn.


Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information

Son of Ernest Milledge Illsley and Sophia Milberry Illsley, of Nictaux Falls, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 604 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

3. E. 3.


Asmara is the capital of Eritrea. The Cemetery lies among wooded hills, about 100 metres south of the main road from Asmara to the port of Massawa on the Red Sea.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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