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Donald Ross Gill

In memory of:

Flying Officer Donald Ross Gill

November 7, 1942


France

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15111

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

263 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Thomas Sutherland Caroline Marguerite (née Kastner) Gill, of Cranbrook, British Columbia. Brother of Carl, Bertha, Otto, Arthur, Allan and Marion.

Commemorated on Page 76 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHERBOURG OLD COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Manche, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 6. Row D. Grave 5.

Location:

Cherbourg is a town and port on the north of the Cherbourg Peninsula in the Department of the Manche. The CHERBOURG OLD COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the western side of the town. Coming from Bayeux, turn left at the roundabout in Cherbourg towards the town centre. Continue straight on for about 2 kilometres and on ascending the hill, turn right. Commission signs will be seen.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted by Operation Picture me Project.
  • Photo of Donald Ross Gill– Seen in April 1942
  • Gravemarker– His grave in Cherbourg Old Cemetery, Manche, France

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