Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis Gorman Tilt

In memory of:

Flying Officer Francis Gorman Tilt

June 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/22697

Age:

33

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

420 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Edward G. Tilt and Annie Tilt; husband of Beatrice W. Spencer Tilt, of Sudbury, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 463 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POIX-DE-PICARDIE CHURCHYARD
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

Row D. Grave 3.

Location:

Poix is a small town 28 kilometres south-west of Amiens. The 16th century church with its surrounding churchyard is on the Amiens-Rouen road, about 200 metres from the centre of the town and the British plot is opposite the west door of the church.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial – Flying Officer Francis Gorman Tilt is 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
  • Memorial – Flying Officer Francis Gorman Tilt is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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