Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Melville Pipher

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant William Melville Pipher

March 26, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/78467

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

142 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Earl Melville Pipher and Mary Ester Pipher, of Newmarket, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 106 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

THE HAGUE (WESTDUIN) GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Allied Plot. Row 1. Grave 19.

Location:

The Hague (Westduin) General Cemetery is situated north-west of Westduin, a suburb in the south-western district of The Hague. The Commonwealth war graves plot is on the left of the main entrance. The Hague lies 24 kilometres north-west of Rotterdam, 60 kilometres south-west of Amsterdam and the same distance west of Utrecht.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Melville Pipher– killed March 25 1942 at Vlaardingen-Holland by crash of his plane
  • Memorial– Wellington Memorial at Vlaardingen, Netherlands
  • Memorial– Wellington Memorial in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, commemorating William Pipher and the other crew members. Photo courtesy of Pieter Schlebaum.
  • Plaque– Plaque at the Wellington Memorial in Vlaardingen. Photo courtesy of Pieter Schlebaum.
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Melville Pipher 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 William Melville Pipher is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Gravemarker
  • Grave Marker

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