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William Paterson Sprenger

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Paterson Sprenger

November 26, 1940

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


1 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information

Son of Lt.-Col. A. R. Sprenger and C. Amy Sprenger, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 18 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

B.A., B.C.L. Sec. D2. Grave 197.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of William Sprenger– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Group photo– Left to Right: Frank Hillock, Frederick Watson, Robert Norris, Norman Richard Johnstone, Joseph A. J. Chevrier, John David Morrison, Gordon McGregor, Arthur Yuile, Paul Pitcher, WILLIAM SPRENGER, Dean Nesbitt. 

Photo Source: Imperial War Museum
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM PATERSON SPRENGER– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Stained Glass– 4138 3 lt. Military figure (1945) stained glass memorial window by Robert McCausland Limited. in the Memorial Chapel at Rothsay Collegiate School, now Rothsay Netherwood School, Rothsay, N.B. 

World War I
Lewis Almon Reay Mackay 
Jasper Boyd Andrews Ralph Markham 
Percy Irving Baker Norman Mungall 
John Samuel Brown Theophilus Henry Oliver 
George Stuart Burchill Lionel Overton Oliver 
John Daniel Brock George Nugent Dickson Otty 
Herbert Montgomery Campbell Franklin Sharp Rankin 
Reginald Herber Hamilton Daniel Earle Markee Scovil 
Frank Russell Fairweather Alexander Seaman 
Arthur Vernon Hatch Hugh Mariner Teed 
James Walter Holly Daniel Lionel Teed 
Charles Edward Kingdon Jones Lawrence Tremaine Wilkinson 
Charles Murray Lawson  

World War II

Leo Campbell Armstrong John Colwell Kitchen 
George Edgar Auld David Maurice Legassick 
Donald Allison Black Ian Fraser Mac Witt 
Charles Corbett Brannen Hugh Kaye McAvity 
Peter George Victor Chandler George Eccles Nixon 
Arthur DeWitt George William Alexander Paterson 
Charles Fawcett Thomas Southall Porter 
Walter William Vassie Foster Walter Allison Prescott 
Duncan Alexander Hewitt Theodore Estabrooks Rising 
Alleyne Russell Hubbard Thomas Medley Kingdon Richards 
Chad Noel Millner Humphrys William Paterson Sprenger 
Victor Yelverton Haines Charles Lester Stevenson 
Ralph Royden Ings Gerradus Marinus Stonner 
Dale Sealy Kent Horace Burpee Tucker 
Arthur Haliburton King  

Korean War

Cyril Harriot
Hugh Meynell
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Edmonton Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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