Pilot Officer WILFRED CHARLES GAY

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Rank Pilot Officer
Forenames WILFRED CHARLES
Surname GAY
Initials W C
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 05 July 1944
Age Unknown
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number J/86492
Force Royal Canadian Air Force
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 428 (Royal Canadian Air Force) Squadron
Military Honours and Awards Unknown
Place of Burial/Commemoration LA MALLERAYE-SUR-SEINE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
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Grave/Memorial Location Row 1, Grave 3.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Family Details SON OF JESSE AND ALICE GAY; HUSBAND OF OPAL L. GAY, OF MIDDLE LAKE, SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA.

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Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
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Stanford-le-Hope, England

Janet Hart

Thank you Wilf for keeping my darling Dad safe on the night of 4th/5th July, 1944. You made the ultimate sacrifice so that most the the crew could escape a burning aircraft. My Dad adored you and never, ever forgot your bravery and courage. Rest in eternal peace you brave man.

On Sunday, February 23, 2014