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Harold Gilchrist Wilson

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Harold Gilchrist Wilson

October 25, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/106968

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

12 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Thomas Purvis Wilson and Janet Agnes Wilson, of New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 125 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 6.

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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  • Gravemarker– His grave at Cherbourg Old Cemetery, Manche, France
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Harold Gilchrist Wilson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Harold Gilchrist Wilson 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

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