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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Obediah Powell

In memory of:

Wireless Operator William Obediah Powell

February 3, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/71536

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

214 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of William George and Marion Gertrude Powell, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 204 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 13. Row 5. Grave 83.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM OBEDIAH POWELL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM OBEDIAH POWELL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Obediah Powell– In Memory of the members of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) who went to war and did not return. 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– Wireless Operator William Obediah Powell is 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
  • Memorial– Wireless Operator William Obediah Powell is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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