Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Wilfred Charles Gay

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Wilfred Charles Gay

July 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/86492

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

428 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Jesse and Alice Gay; husband of Opal L. Gay, of Middle Lake, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 313 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA MALLERAYE-SUR-SEINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Row 1, Grave 3.

Location:

La Mailleraye-sur-Seine is a village and commune on the south bank of the River Seine, 16 miles (25 kilometres) west-north-west of Rouen and 4 miles (7 kilometres) south-west of Caudebec, which is on the north bank of the river. There are bus services between Caudebec, Rouen and Le Havre; and taxis are available at Caudebec where there is a ferry (passenger and motor vehicles) across the River Seine. The cemetery is on the east side of the D.131 road to Pont Audemer, about 400 yards from the church. The war graves plot surrounds the war memorial on the northwest corner of the cemetery, and in this plot are the graves of three airmen, one of whom belonged to the Royal Air Force and two to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Wilfred Charles Gay is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Wilfred Charles Gay is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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