Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Wills Topping

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Frederick Wills Topping

March 31, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/86167

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

78 (R.A.F.) Squadron (Nemo Non Paratus)

Additional Information


Son of Frederick Wills Topping and Emily Topping, of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Born March 5, 1921 in Findlater, Saskatchewan

Commemorated on Page 463 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MAUBERT-FONTAINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Ardennes, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave.

Location:

Maubert-Fontaine is a village and commune on the main road from Mezieres to Hirson (N.51, N.39). It lies 16.25 miles (26 kilometres) north-west of Mezieres, and the bus service between Mezieres and Hirson passes through Maubert-Fontaine. The most convenient station is Mezieres-Charleville, which is on the line from Paris to Luxembourg. The cemetery is on the northern outskirts of the village on the D.32 road to Patte D' Oie. Near the southern wall are the graves of seven airmen. Three of them belonged to the Royal Air Force and four to the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Frederick Wills Topping – FREDERICK WILLS TOPPING
Born March 5, 1921
Findlater, Saskatchewan
  • Memorial – Pilot Officer Frederick Wills Topping 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
  • Memorial – Pilot Officer Frederick Wills Topping is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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