Flight Sergeant (Pilot)PAXTON, THOMAS GALBRAITH

Service Number 1053584

Died 07/04/1942

Aged 20

30 Sqdn.
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Mentioned in Despatches

Son of William Hogg Paxton and Margaret Paxton, of Coldstream, Berwickshire.

Inscription

BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES ARE ALL THAT IS LEFT OF DEAR TOMMY, ONE OF THE BEST

Buried at COLOMBO (KANATTE) GENERAL CEMETERY

Location: Sri Lanka
Number of casualties: 364

Cemetery/memorial reference: Plot 6B. Row L. Grave 17.

See cemetery plan
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.