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William Ewart Cockram

In memory of:

Air Commodore William Ewart Cockram

February 22, 1946

Military Service


Age:

47

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Honours and Awards:

Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Additional Information


Son of John William and Blanch Cockram, of Upper Parkstone, Dorsetshire, England; husband of Dorothy Cockram, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 583 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. 27. Lot G. Grave 21.

Location:

OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1940. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Edmonton Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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