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Thomas David Withington

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Thomas David Withington

November 8, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/16089

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Medal

Additional Information


Son of Charles and Mabel Withington; husband of Marjorie N. Withington, of Kitchener, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 125 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON CEMETERY
Warwickshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 4045.

Location:

Startford-Upon-Avon Cemetery contains 22 First World War burials, made mainly from the hospital at Clopton House. During the Second World War, there was a contingent of the Royal Canadian Air Force based at nearby Wellesboune Mountford and of the 137 Second World War burials (most of them forming a war graves plot), 97 are of Canadian airmen. The cemetery also contains 15 war graves of other nationalities.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of THOMAS DAVID WITHINGTON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Kitchener Public Library collection of World War Two Soldier Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Preston Ontario Wall of Remembrance Mural– Mural by D. Sopha.  Located adjacent to the Preston Cenotaph.
  • Preston Ontario Cenotaph– Dedicated November 8, 1926.  The names of Preston soldiers killed in the Second World War were added in 1949.
  • Grave marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Thomas David Withington is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Thomas David Withington 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

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