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William Ronald Chowen

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Ronald Chowen

July 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/26678

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

441 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Wilbur Franklin Chowen and Ethel Marguerite Chowen; husband of Shirley Margaret Chowen, of Agincourt, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 273 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 6.

Location:

Hottot-les-Bagues is a village 14 kilometres south-east of Bayeux. This cemetery can be reached from Bayeux by taking the D6 southeastwards. After about 13 kilometres and after passing through Tilly-sur-Seulles, turn right (westwards) at Juvigny onto the main road (the D9) that runs from Caen towards Caumont l'Evente. The cemetery will be found after a few hundred metres on the right hand side on rising ground.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM RONALD CHOWEN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM RONALD CHOWEN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM RONALD CHOWEN– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • R H King Academy– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker– In memory of the students of R H King Academy (formally Scarborough  Collegiate Institute) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me.

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