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Walter Alexander Hill

In memory of:

Sergeant Walter Alexander Hill

August 10, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/7775

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

405 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Margaret Hill, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 81 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot JJ. Grave 103.

Location:

Eindhoven is located 31 Km south east of s'Hertogenbosch and 14 Km south west of Helmond. The EINDHOVEN (WOENSEL) GENERAL CEMETERY is in the suburb of Woensel in the northern part of the town. Approaching from Helmond A270 follow signs for Eindhoven. At the third set of traffic lights after Helmond turn right onto the road connecting Eindhoven to Valkenswaard. Approximately 1.5 Km along this road appears signposts indicating the route to Woensel War Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Sergeant Walter Alexander Hill is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Walter Alexander Hill 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
  • Photo of Walter Alexander Hill– Walter Alexander Hill - 1938 - Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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