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DUNHAM, W M G - Sergeant

Sergeant
WILLIAM MATTHIE GILLAM (W M G) DUNHAM

  • Canadian Fallen Soldier - Sergeant WILLIAM MATTHIE GILLAM DUNHAM
  • Sergeant
    WILLIAM MATTHIE GILLAM (W M G) DUNHAM

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    WILLIAM MATTHIE GILLAM (W M G) DUNHAM
    1 July 1917
    R/60299
    Sergeant
    Royal Canadian Air Force
    8 Squadron RAF
    23 July 1941
    Shot down by enemy plane while attacking shipping 40 miles off Dutch coast.
    24 years
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
    World War II
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    23 July 1941 - RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL | Age: 24 years
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  • Born in Calgary, AB, twin son of James Rochester Dunham FAE. Educated at Red Deer public and high schools. Chief interests English, Science, Art and Music. Main interest, Aviation. Liked football and was an expert skier. Enl. May 1939 and reported Manning Depot, Toronto, July 1940. Trained at Regina and Lethbridge. Grad Sgt-pilot Calgary, Feb. 1941. Overseas to Bicester, England. Later 8 Sqn RAF. Surv. father, Red Deer, AB.

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Fallen Soldiers buried in RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL