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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William James Hackett

In memory of:

Sergeant William James Hackett

February 15, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/156742

Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Edward Hackett, and of Winnifred Hackett, of Meaford, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 166 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BUXTON CEMETERY
Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 4254.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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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– Sergeant William James Hackett is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant William James Hackett is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William James Hackett– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William James Hackett– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William James Hackett– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo– L-R Bill, sister Kay and brother Jack. Baby Jack Wickett. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Sgt. WILLIAM JAMES HACKETT, Buxton Cemetery
  • Photo of William Hackett– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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