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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Samuel Crawford

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Samuel Crawford

December 21, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15665

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

156 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 67 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MATIGNICOURT-ET-GONCOURT CHURCHYARD
Marne, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 5.

Location:

Matignicourt-et-Goncourt is a village 20 kilometres south-east of Chalons-en-Champagne, and 4 kilometres south-east of Vitry-le-Francois. In the churchyard, on the right of the path immediately inside the entrance, is the collective grave of five Canadian airmen.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Lieutenant William Samuel Crawford is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Lieutenant William Samuel Crawford 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
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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