Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Smart Ruxton

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Smart Ruxton

October 5, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/21702

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

434 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Robert and Elsie Ruxton, of Williamstown, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 210 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WEST THORNEY ST NICHOLAS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION
Sussex, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot 1. Row A. Grave 9.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Smart Ruxton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer William Smart Ruxton 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
  • Photo of WILLIAM SMART RUXTON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Henry Drury
  • Photo of William Ruxton– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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