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Gordon Ivan Williams

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Gordon Ivan Williams

January 31, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/119950

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

97 (R.A.F.) Squadron, Pathfinder Force

Additional Information


Son of Fred and Daisy Williams, of Elkhorn, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 478 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HAARLEMMERMEER (ZWANENBURG) GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot B. Row C. Joint grave 15.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of GORDON IVAN WILLIAMS– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Gordon Ivan Williams– Gordon Williams (then Sergeant) prior to departure to England.
  • Photo of GORDON IVAN WILLIAMS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Family– Gordon and his three sisters Grace, Freda and Maise.
  • Crew– JB 659 Crew
  • Grave Marker– Gravesite in Holland where crew of JB 659 are buried. Gordon was Navigator on Lancaster JB 659 that crashed near Haarlemeer, Holland. All crew members deceased. Gravesite rededicated Nov 2001 on exhumation of unrecovered crew members.
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Gordon Ivan Williams is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Gordon Ivan Williams 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

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