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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Murray Aldred

In memory of:

Pilot Officer William Murray Aldred

July 29, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/87553

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

431 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 235 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 5. A. 1-6.

Location:

Kiel lies 83 kilometres north of Hamburg. From Hamburg visitors should travel north on the Autoroute 7, following signs for Kiel. Leave the A7 at the junction with the A215, still following signs for Kiel. The A215 ends on the outskirts of Kiel. Turn left at the end of the A215 onto the Westring following signs for Olympiazentrum and Flensburg. After 4 kilometres, the Nord Freedhof town cemetery will be seen on the left hand side of the road. The Commission plot is located 100 metres from the main cemetery entrance. Visitors should note that this cemetery is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Murray Aldred is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Murray Aldred 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 Aldred– In memory of the Fathers, Husbands and Sons of the Oshawa Branch of the Silver Cross Women of Canada. From their book titled Book of Remembrance which is held at the Oshawa Public Library.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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