Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William James Winthrope

In memory of:

Surgeon Lieutenant William James Winthrope

March 28, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

79230

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Division:

H.M.S. Campbeltown

Additional Information


Son of Paul Walker Winthrope and Mary Letitia Winthrope, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 125 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ESCOUBLAC-LA-BAULE WAR CEMETERY
Loire-Atlantique, France

Grave Reference:

2. B. 4.

Location:

Escoublac-la-Baule is 13 kilometres west of St Nazaire and the ESCOUBLAC-LA-BAULE WAR CEMETERY is south-east of Escoublac and east of La Baule.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Temporary grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Historical Collection– Winthrope's medals/headstone
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  Globe and Mail April 7, 1942
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: picture Me

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