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Wallace Richards

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Wallace Richards

September 13, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

C/2255

Age:

32

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of William S. Richards and Sarah H. Richards, of London.

Commemorated on Page 42 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. 29. Lot 1. Grave 112.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WALLACE RICHARDS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WALLACE RICHARDS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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