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Wesley Bethel Croft

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Wesley Bethel Croft

October 14, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/83002

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

420 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Bethel T. Croft and Ellen Kendrick Croft, of Maidstone, Ontario, Canada.

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:

RIPON CEMETERY
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. H. Grave 392.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WESLEY BETHEL CROFT– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Wesley Bethel Croft– Wesley Bethel Croft 1921-1942 - A farm boy from Essex County, the youngest of eight, he yearned for the freedom of flight. Wes is remembered and missed to this day.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Windsor Daily Star. 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
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Wesley Bethel Croft 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
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Wesley Bethel Croft is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Gravemarker

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