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William Wallace Roy

In memory of:

Pilot Officer William Wallace Roy

January 15, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/16141

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

161 (R.A.F.) Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Henry and Marion Auld Roy, of Tottenham, Ontario, Canada

Commemorated on Page 209 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RENNES EASTERN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Ille-et-Vilaine, France

Grave Reference:

Sec. 18. Plot 1. Row C. Coll. grave 8-13.

Location:

Rennes is a town in the Department of the Ille-et-Vilarne. RENNES EASTERN COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on the Boulevard Villebois-Mareuil, about 2 kilometres east of the railway station. From the station follow Bd. Solferino, turn right into Rue St Helier, then left into Rue De Chateaugiron, then left again along Avenue Monseigneur Mouezy, and the Communal Cemetery is just facing you. The British Commonwealth Plot is near the middle of the eastern boundary of the Cemetery. A CWGC sign is on the cemetery wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Wallace Roy is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer William Wallace Roy 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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