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William Cosmo Allan

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant William Cosmo Allan

December 28, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/6935

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

455 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Mathias Dey Allan and Margaret Horne Allan, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 130 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OXFORD (BOTLEY) CEMETERY
Berkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot I/2. Grave 129.

Location:

Botley is 2 miles west of the city of Oxford in the civil parish of North Hinksey. Leave the Oxford Western bypass (A34) at the Botley interchange and take the exit signposted Oxford A420. At the traffic lights bear left then immediately right into North Hinksey Lane. The entrance to the cemetery is about 200 yards along on the right hand side.

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
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant William Cosmo Allan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Lieutenant William Cosmo Allan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of William Cosmo Allan– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Cosmo Allan– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker

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