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William James Caulfield

In memory of:

Flying Officer William James Caulfield

October 18, 1943
Armscote, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

J/24505

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

24th OTU (R.A.F.)

Citation(s):

Defense Medal, General Service Medal and Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

February 1, 1921
Penticton, British Columbia

Enlistment:

March 28, 1942
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Robert Norman and Dolras Windella Caulfield, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Brother of Airman 2nd Class Robert Stanford Caulfield, R-261720, Royal Canadian Air Force. He survived the war.

He served in Canada and Great Britain.

Commemorated on Page 145 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 87A.

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

  • Photo of William James Caulfield– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William James Caulfield 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– Flying Officer William James Caulfield is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker

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