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Thomas Hunter Wood

In memory of:

Sergeant Thomas Hunter Wood

September 1, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

R/70062

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

102 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of John and Mary Wood, of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 48 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SCHAFFEN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 3-5.

Location:

From the Grote Markt in the centre of Diest turn left from the stadhuis into the Oscar Nihoulstraat and drive for 50 M. Take the second left onto Refugiestraat and follow this road for 500 M. Turn right onto Demerstraat and right again into Valleilaan. Carry on straight for 500 M to a 'T' junction and turn left onto the N 29 (Beringen). Continue along the N 29 for 2.6 km and turn right into Molenstraat. 100 M further you will see the SCHAFFEN COMMUNAL CEMETERY in front of you at the 'T' junction with Postbaan.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Schaffen Communal Cemetery,  08h56, 4 May 2019.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  Globe and Mail January 6, 1942
  • Schaffen Communal Cemetery
  • Memorial– Sergeant Thomas Hunter Wood is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Thomas Hunter Wood 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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