Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Charles Powers

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class I William Charles Powers

July 20, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:
R/71499
Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of W.L. Powers and Jean Powers; husband of Joan Molly Powers.

Commemorated on Page 420 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. B. 10.

Location:

St. Charles de Percy is a village 44 kilometres south-west of Caen. Take the N175 south-westwards from Villers Bocage; after 5 kilometres take the left fork, the D577, towards Vire. After 15 kilometres, go through the little hamlet of La Ferroniere; turn left onto the D56 and right again after a few hundred metres. The War Cemetery will then be found on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of WILLIAM CHARLES POWERS – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography – Information from my research. "They Shall Grow Not Old" book published by The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, Brandon, Manitoba and from files found at German prison hospital in Rennes, France.
  • WO1 William Charles Percy, in uniform.

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