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William Thomas Lewis

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Thomas Lewis

May 5, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/16982

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

101 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Medal

Additional Information


Son of Alfred Daniel and Mary Ann Lewis, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 182 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WORKUM-(SPOORDYK)-GENERAL-CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Plot D. Row 1. Grave 2.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of William Thomas Lewis– PL-13750 - Portrait: Flight Sergeant William Thomas Lewis, D.F.M., wireless operator air gunner Described in his official citation as a Royal Canadian Air Force airman who has always displayed coolness and courage under difficult conditions, Flight Sergeant William Thomas Lewis D.F.M., was recently awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal. He is a wireless operator air gunner serving overseas. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Donald Lewis live at 6133 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal.
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Thomas Lewis is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Thomas Lewis is also 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
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Temporary Grave Marker

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