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William George Whitton

In memory of:

Flying Officer William George Whitton

February 5, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/ 88009

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

433 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of George and Lily May Whitton, of Paris, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 575 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. A. 2.

Location:

HOTTON WAR CEMETERY is located 58 km south east of Namur. From Namur the N4 leads onto the town of Marche-en-Famenne. From Marche-en-Famenne, the N86 leads towards Hotton. On reaching Hotton, the cemetery is located 500 metres on the N86 towards Menil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Id Card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM GEORGE WHITTON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM GEORGE WHITTON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Album of Honour for Brant County World War II 1939-1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Album Cover– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William George Whitton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William George Whitton 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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