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Michael James Wallace Cantwell

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Michael James Wallace Cantwell

July 16, 1944


Amy-le-Rideau, France

Military Service


Service Number:

J/90372

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

207 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

December 7, 1924
Campbellton, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

November 18, 1942
Moncton, New Brunswick

Son of James W. Cantwell and Mary Ellen Cantwell, of Campbelltown, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 267 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNIERES-DE-TOURAINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Indre-et-Loire, France

Grave Reference:

Row A. Grave 8.

Location:

Lignieres-de-Touraine is a village 22 kilometres south west of Tours and about 3 kilometres south of the village of Langeais. The LIGNIERES-DE-TOURAINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated south of the village on the road to Azay-le-Rideau and about 300 metres south-east of the church. The graves of six British, six Australian and 3 Canadian airmen are west of the main entrance.

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 Michael James Wallace Cantwell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Michael James Wallace Cantwell is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of MICHAEL JAMES WALLACE CANTWELL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Michael James Wallace Cantwell– Photograph of Michael James Wallace Cantwell as a young pilot officer, shortly before a tragic accident that took his young life.

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