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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Ian Meech

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant William Ian Meech

April 13, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/62957

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Lloyd Remington and Mary Josephine Meech (1970 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of North Sydney, Nova Scotia.

His brother Lloyd Remington Meech had also served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and died on February 19, 1944.

Commemorated on Page 98 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AYLESHAM CEMETERY
Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Block O. Row B. Grave 1.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Flight Sergeant William Ian Meech 408 squadron RCAF Stationed at RAF Balderton Lost in Hampden AT120 EQ-C on the 13/04/1942 Buried in Aylesham cemetery Kent
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Ian Meech is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant William Ian Meech 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
  • Photo of William Ian Meech– From the Sydney Academy Memorial booklet, published by the Student's Assembly in memory of former students who served during the Second World War.  The original pictures were supplied by the Sydney Post-Record and the booklet was compiled by Jack Wilcox, class of 1946 and Donald Trivett, class of 1947.
  • Letter from the Sydney Academy
  • Photo of William Meech– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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