Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon Douglas Wilson

In memory of:

Flying Officer Gordon Douglas Wilson

December 18, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/37726

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

432 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 12, 1922
Chatham, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 19, 1942
Chatham, Ontario

Son of James and Elizabeth Wilson. of Chatham. Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 480 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

N. 20.

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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  • Cemetery– Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery - August 2012
Photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Gordon Douglas Wilson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– PL-41811 - 16 Dec 1944, United Kingdom Two members of 432 "Leaside" Squadron RCAF with more than 20 operations against the enemy to their credit. (Right) Flight Officer Mike Krakovsky, Toronto, pilot and Flying Officer Gordon Wilson, Chatham (286 Lacroix St.) bomb aimer.
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Douglas Wilson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gordon Douglas Wilson is also 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

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