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Donald Menzies Thorpe

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Donald Menzies Thorpe

December 11, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/117355

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

617 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Ralston and Mildred Thorpe, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 220 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TERRAMESNIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

Grave 2.

Location:

Terramesnil is a village and commune 24 kilometres north of Amiens and 6 kilometres south-south east of Doullens.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star December 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Donald Menzies Thorpe is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Donald Menzies Thorpe 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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