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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William John Robertshaw

In memory of:

Sergeant William John Robertshaw

January 9, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/90445

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Ralph and Florence Evelena Robertshaw.

Commemorated on Page 110 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KINLOSS ABBEY BURIAL GROUND
Moray, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 23. Row A.

Location:

Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground, is half a mile north-west of Kinloss railway station between Kinloss and Findhorn Bay. The burial ground contains the ruins of an abbey founded by David I in the year 1150. There was a Royal Air Force Training Station at Kinloss aerodrome during the 1939-1945 War. During the early part of the 1939-1945 War a special plot was set aside for service war burials, and all but three of the war graves are in this plot. A Cross of Sacrifice is erected at the far end of the plot overlooking the graves.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant William John Robertshaw is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant William John Robertshaw is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM JOHN ROBERTSHAW– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM JOHN ROBERTSHAW– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM JOHN ROBERTSHAW– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1942. 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
  • Memorial
  • Inscription
  • Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground
  • Grave Marker

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