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John Wilfred Wotherspoon

In memory of:

Leading Aircraftman John Wilfred Wotherspoon

November 30, 1958

Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba

Military Service


Service Number:

24976

Age:

37

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

111 Composite Unit, RCAF

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, and War Medal 1939-45.

Additional Information


Born:

October 8, 1921
Melville, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

June 5, 1941
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of John and Annie Mildred (née Wassill) Wotherspoon of Langenbury, Saskatchewan. Husband of Ellen June (née Westman), father of Carol and Robert of Langenbury, Saskatchewan. He was the brother of Alfred Edward, who had also served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and died on March 17, 1945. Leading Craftsman Wotherspoon had previous Second World War Service in Canada and Overseas. He at Regina, Saskatchewan and was honourably discharged November 9, 1945. He re-enlisted December 9, 1948 and served until his death.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. JOSEPH`S CEMETERY
Saskatchewan, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 8, Row 2

Location:

Langenburg, Saskatchewan

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