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William George Roddy

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant William George Roddy

July 7, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/95149

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

156 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of George Jennings Roddy and Harriet Irene Roddy, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. A.C.B.A. (Queen's University, Kingston).

Commemorated on Page 111 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LORIENT (KERENTRECH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Morbihan, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 62. Row D. Grave 7.

Location:

Lorient is a town, seaport and naval base, with Government dockyards and an arsenal, on the southern side of the Brittany peninsula. From the town centre, look for Avenue Du Gen. DeGaulle straight to the roundabout. Take the first exit into Bd. Edouard Herriot, straight on along Bd. Leon Blum, and the LORIENT (KERENTRECH) COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies on the left hand side of the road before the junction with Bd. Emmanuel Svob. The CWGC plot is at the bottom left of the cemetery. The CWGC signpost is on the cemetery wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William George Roddy is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William George Roddy 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
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM GEORGE RODDY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Photo by Aircrew Remembered. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Roddy– This is from the Royal Bank of Canada web site listing of the Roll of Honour of their employees.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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