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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Mitchell Wright

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant William Mitchell Wright

November 30, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/73309

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

149 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

May 26, 1920
Beaver Harbour, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

November 12, 1940
Moncton, New Brunswick

Commemorated on Page 126 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave VI. E. 1-10.

Location:

Follow the A1 north towards Milan. Exit from the A1 following the signs for Tangenziale West. Exit from the Tangenziale (main road) following the blue signs for Milano, route SS11. Proceed in the direction of Milano and pass the Grand Hotel Brun. Take the sharp turn to the left following the CWGC signs. The Cemetery lies in a large park approximately 0.5 kilometre along on the right. The MILAN WAR CEMETERY is permanently open and may be visited outside the working hours of the local gardening staff but will be unmanned. The local gardening staff working hours are as follows:
From first Monday in April:
Monday to Thursday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.45
Friday: 07.30 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.30
From first Monday in October:
Monday to Thursday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 16.00
Friday: 08.00 to 12.00 and 13.00 to 15.00

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Mitchell Wright is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Mitchell Wright 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
  • Memorial Cross– Submitted by: Operation Picture Me
  • Inscription– Submitted by: Operation Picture Me

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