Sergeant (Air Gunner)WILSON, WILLIAM PRIMROSE

Service Number 1452338

Died 16/12/1943

Aged 20

7 Sqdn.
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Son of William Smith Wilson and Catherine Wingate Wilson, of Chesterfield, Derbyshire.His brother, John Primrose Wilson, also died on service.

Inscription

THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD, AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD

Buried at REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY

Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Number of casualties: 7500

Cemetery/memorial reference: Coll. grave 16. A. 7-8.

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Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.