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William Robertson Sutherland

In memory of:

Sergeant William Robertson Sutherland

June 24, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

R/62186

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

57 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of James Alexander Sutherland and Marguerite Anne Sutherland; husband of Pauline Esther Sutherland, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 46 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:

2. C. 5.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM ROBERTSON SUTHERLAND– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Sergeant William Robertson Sutherland 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– Sergeant William Robertson Sutherland is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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