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Richard Sydney Horswill

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Richard Sydney Horswill

July 2, 1942

Carleton, Nottingham, England

Military Service


Service Number:

J/9531

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

April 5, 1918
Hedley, British Columbia

Enlistment:

May 20, 1941
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of Algernon Thomas Horswill and Margaret Horswill, of Castlegar, British Columbia. Husband of Margaret Amy Horswill. Brother of Robert, Thomas Stanley, Dorothy, Eileen and Rhoda.

Commemorated on Page 82 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OLLERTON CEMETERY
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Cons. Portion. Grave 1177.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Richard Horswill– In memory of the students from the University of British Columbia who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Richard Horswill– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Vancouver Sun.  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
  • Grave Marker– This photo was taken at ollerton cemetery on November 15, 2013

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