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William Albert Gillen

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant William Albert Gillen

January 9, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/135059

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

57 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Mary A. Gillen, of Rumford, Rhode Island.

Commemorated on Page 163 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 13. Row 5. Joint grave 77.

Location:

Amersfoort is a town lying 50 kilometres south-east of Amsterdam, and 22 kilometres north-east of Utrecht. The Amersfoort (Oud Leusden) General Cemetery is about 2.5 kilometres from the railway station, in an area known as Oud Leusden. The graves are in a special plot, well sited among trees.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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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– Flight Sergeant William Albert Gillen is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Albert Gillen is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of William Gillen– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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