Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon Shaw Wilkin

In memory of:

Lieutenant Gordon Shaw Wilkin

September 11, 1918

England

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

No. 2 Aux. School of Aerial Gunnery

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Wilkin of Aidrie, Alberta. Survived by brother, William. Flight Lieutenant Wilkin joined the Royal Flying Corps in March 1917 and on arrival in England, was made instructor on the Handley-Page aircraft. He was formerly employed at the Calgary Gas Company for four years prior to the great war.

Commemorated on Page 595 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

IPSWICH CEMETERY
Suffolk, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

BA. I. 77.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – News article from the Calgary Herald dated 13 September 1918 advising of the accidental death of Flight Lieutenant Wilkin.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2) – Photograph of Flight Lieutenant Wilkin in uniform.

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