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Willis Henry Thompson

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Willis Henry Thompson

May 4, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/88089

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

460 (R.A.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of John Henry and Marie J. Thompson, of Windsor, Ontario Canada.

Commemorated on Page 462 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DOMMARTIN-LETTREE CHURCHYARD
Marne, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 2-3.

Location:

Dommartin-Lettree is a village and commune some 22 kilometres south of Chalons en Champagne and some 22 kilometres west of Vitry-le-Francois. The church is to be found in a central position in the village, and the Commonwealth war graves of five airmen of the Royal Air Force and two of the Royal Canadian Air Force lie in the churchyard immediately behind the church.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIS HENRY THOMPSON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIS HENRY THOMPSON– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Willis Henry Thompson is 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
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Willis Henry Thompson is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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