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William Robinson Morrison

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Robinson Morrison

July 18, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/27396

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

158 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Alfred L. and Jessie A. Morrison, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 399 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Calvados, France

Grave Reference:

V. F. 3.

Location:

Ranville is best reached by taking the D513 north-eastwards out of Caen, and after about 9 kilometres turning left at Herouvillette. Go north for one kilometre and then turn left into Ranville village. The War Cemetery is on Rue des Airbornes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Robinson Morrison is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Robinson Morrison 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
  • Photo of WILLIAM ROBINSON MORRISON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM ROBINSON MORRISON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Identification– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer  WILLIAM ROBINSON MORRISON died on July 18, 1944 and was buried at RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY Calvados, France.  There is an inscription to his memory on the family grave marker in Pinecrest Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario.

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