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William Lloyd George Thompson

In memory of:

Sergeant William Lloyd George Thompson

March 12, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/89257

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

10 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


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:
Grave Reference:

24. E. 7.

Location:

The town of Nijmegen is 16 km south of Arnhem. JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY is 4 km south west of Nijmegen, 1 km south of the main Grave-Nijmegen road. Folowing the A73 exit at the junction Nijmegen Wijchen taking following directions to Nijmegen along the A32b entering Nijmegen on the Graafseweg. On reaching the Industrieterrein a Commission signpost directs visitors to turn left onto the Weg Door Jonkerbos. Shortly after appears a further signpost showing the left hand turning onto Oude Mollenhutseweg. The JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY is located on 150 metres after entering the Oude Mollenhutseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave marker– Grave marker from George Thompson's grave at Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  • Newspaper clipping– This report appeared at page 1 in the Barrie Examiner newspaper (Barrie, Ontario) on 4 May 1944.  Sgt Thompson, a flight engineer serving with 10 Squadron (RAF), was lost when his Halifax bomber failed to return from an operational sortie on 12 March 1943.
  • Newspaper Clipping– This picture of Sergeant W. L. G. Thompson, RCAF, appeared at page 1 of the Barrie Examiner newspaper (Barrie, Ontario) on 4 May 1944.
  • Newspaper clipping– This is the conclusion of the report that commenced on page 1 of the Barrie Examiner newspaper (Barrie, Ontario) of 4 May 1944.
  • Profile - Page 1
  • Profile - Page 2
  • Profile - Page 3
  • Profile - Page 4
  • Memorial– Sergeant William Lloyd George 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– Sergeant William Lloyd George Thompson is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Barrie Cenotaph
  • Grave Marker– Photo of Williams gravestone at Jonkerbos War Cemetery in Nijmegen - The Netherlands

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