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William Ernest Merrifield

In memory of:

Flight Lieutenant Navigator William Ernest Merrifield

November 10, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/4776

Age:

43

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

228 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Charles and Elizabeth J. Merrifield; husband of Margaret Josephine Merrifield.

Commemorated on Page 194 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BILBAO BRITISH CEMETERY
Spain

Grave Reference:

Plot 2. Row B. Grave 6.

Location:

Bilbao is a seaport in the north of Spain, and the capital of the Basque province of Viscaya. The BILBAO BRITISH CEMETERY is about 8 kilometres north-east of the town, on the road to Derio. If arriving by air turn left on leaving the airport, continue for a short distance to Sondica village. The cemetery is located within a small communal cemetery (there is a tiny church). On leaving Sondica village the BILBAO BRITISH CEMETERY is to be found approximately 100 metres off the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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