Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Thompson Lane

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Thompson Lane

May 15, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:
J/16198
Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

403 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 30, 1921 Sudbury, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 16, 1940 North Bay, Ontario

Son of Frederick Carleton Lane and Doris Thompson Lane, of Sudbury, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 179 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

H. 18.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Thompson Lane – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery located approximately 5 km. from the beach of Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery – The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)

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