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Gordon William Thompson

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Gordon William Thompson

May 30, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/115765

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

432 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Sam and Charlotte Thompson, of Zealandia, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 220 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ROTTERDAM (CROOSWIJK) GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot LL. Row 2. Grave 42.

Location:

Rotterdam lies 23 kilometres south-east of the Hague and 52 kilometres south-west of Utrecht. Crooswijk is a district east of the centre of the city. The address of the ROTTERDAM(CROOSWIJK) GENERAL CEMETERY is:
Algemene Begraafplaats
Kirkoflaan 5
Rotterdam

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of GORDON WILLIAM THOMPSON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Gordon William Thompson 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– Flight Sergeant Gordon William Thompson is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave marker– Headstone at the Rotterdam (Crooswijk) general cemetery. Photo courtesy of Pieter Schlebaum.

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