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James Wilson Wiley

In memory of:

Flying Officer James Wilson Wiley

November 25, 1943

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


1 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information

Son of Frederick and Jessie Alwilda Wiley; of Viscount, Saskatchewan; husband of Nadine Evaline Wiley, of Arden, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 226 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Manche, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 6. Row F. Grave 1.


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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  • Temporary Grave Marker– LAC, Ottawa
  • Photo of James Wilson Wiley– LAC, Ottawa
  • Photo of James Wilson Wiley– LAC, Ottawa
  • Newspaper clipping– Newspaper Clipping from The Leader Post, Regina, Saskatchewan, December 8, 1943
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram June 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Gravemarker– His grave at Cherbourg Old Cemetery, Manche, France
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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