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William Walter Duncan

In memory of:

Warrant Officer William Walter Duncan

February 16, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/115792

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

162. (R.A.F.) Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Harry and Hattie Duncan; husband of Lucy Irene Duncan, of Shell Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 296 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 13. E. 2-8.

Location:

Suda Bay is on the northern coast of Crete, and SUDA BAY WAR CEMETERY is at the north-western corner of the Bay, 5 kilometres east of Hania (or Khania) and 3 kilometres north of the Hania (or Khania) - Rethymnon - Heraklion road. The cemetery is in an olive grove and is well sign-posted from the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Many lakes in northern Saskatchewan were named after men who served in the World Wars. I found this cairn on Duncan Lake, near the confluence of the Geikie and Wheeler rivers while moose hunting. It is an area where I have hunted and fished for thirty years.
  • Grave Marker– Photo taken in Suda Bay cemetery.
  • Photo of WILLIAM WALTER DUNCAN– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM WALTER DUNCAN– Photoo from Iain MacFarlaine. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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