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Errol Hilliard Treleaven

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Errol Hilliard Treleaven

September 25, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


416 Squadron

Additional Information

Son of Willard King Treleaven and Laura Louise Treleaven; husband of Williamina Ruby Treleaven, of Glasgow. He received a B.A. from the University of Manitoba. The Province of Manitoba named Lake Treleaven in honour of Flight Lieutenant Treleaven. Three generations of the Treleaven family travelled to Northern Manitoba and placed a plaque at the Lake.

Commemorated on Page 464 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Plot 13 Row 9 Grave 179


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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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ERROL HILLIARD TRELEAVEN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of ERROL HILLIARD TRELEAVEN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Honour roll– Plaques in the lobby of the Great-West Life Assurance Company Building (60 Osborne Street, Winnipeg) list employees who were killed during service in the First World War and Second World War. They were unveiled originally at ceremonies held on 11 November 1921 and 11 November 1948, respectively.
  • Treleaven Lake– Three generations of the Treleaven family erected the above plaque in honour and loving memory of Errol W.H. Treleaven on September 6, 2000 at Lake Treleaven in Northern Manitoba.
Left to right: Jeffrey Douglas Treleaven (Great Nephew), 
Willard Hilliard (Trev) Treleaven (Brother), Errol William Treleaven (Nephew).
  • Grave Marker

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