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William Frederick Griffin

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Frederick Griffin

April 18, 1955
Chatham, New Brunswick

Military Service


Service Number:

48124

Age:

31

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

No. 1 (Fighter) Operational Training Unit

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp (CVSM), War Medal, Defence Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 1, 1923
Port Rowan, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 25, 1951
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of the late William and Florence Annie (nee Brown) Griffin of Hamilton, Ontario. Husband of Jean (nee Wilson) Griffin and father of Douglas, Paul, and Janice Griffin.

Commemorated on Page 70 of the In the Service of Canada (1947 - 2014) Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HAMILTON (WOODLAND) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Grave 2, Plot 483, Section 24

Location:

Hamilton Woodland Cemetery borders the Hamilton Harbour. From downtown Hamilton, follow York Boulevard past Hamilton Cemetery, across the bridge, and turn right at Plains Road. Exit Plains Road at Spring Gardens Road. Follow Spring Gardens and the cemetery will be on your left.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Frederick Griffin

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