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Thomas Ala Botterill

In memory of:

Sergeant Thomas Ala Botterill

October 9, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/118096

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

August 12, 1920
Vancouver, British Columbia

Enlistment:

June 1, 1940

Son of Thomas Clark Botterill and Helen Hopkins (nee Willis) Botterill, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 59 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 5. Plot 6. Lot 3.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of THOMAS ALA BOTTERILL– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Birth Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Cross– Memorial cross in the cemetery where
R-118096 Pilot Sgt. Thomas Ala Botterill who served with the Royal Canadian Air Force was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC>
  • Grave Marker– Grave of R-118096 Pilot Sgt. Thomas Ala Botterill who served with the Royal Canadian Air Force during WW2
Born in Vancouver BC on Sept. 3rd 1920 to Thomas & Helen Botterill.  He enlisted into the R.C.A.F. at Vancouver BC in June of 1940. Thomas was killed while on active duty in Canada in Oct. 9th 1942 at the age of 22.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC>

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