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Sergeant William John Sharpe

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Sergeant William John Sharpe Veteran

Birth
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Death
28 Aug 1942 (aged 19–20)
Grand-Hallet, Arrondissement de Waremme, Liège, Belgium
Burial
Leuven, Arrondissement Leuven, Flemish Brabant, Belgium Add to Map
Plot
Joint grave 9. A. 7-8.
Memorial ID
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Military Service

Service Number: 798575

Age: 20

Force: Air Force

Unit: Royal Air Force

Division: 115 Sqdn.


Sergeant / Air Gunner.


William died when his plane, Wellington X3675, crashed at Rue du Condroz, Grand-Hallet, Hannuit, Liège, Belgium after being shot down by a night fighter.


The other members of the crew were:

Sergeant Leslie George Carr (1330310) RAF

Warrant Officer John George Smith (742471) RAF

Sergeant Norrice John MacKenzie (41596) RAF (Survived the crash; POW Stalag 344 Lamsdorf)

Sergeant Jack Edward Cope (1377332) RAF (Survived the crash; Evader)


Son of Robert and Alfreda Sharpe, of Corner Brook, Newfoundland.


Year of birth is an approximation based on age at death.

Military Service

Service Number: 798575

Age: 20

Force: Air Force

Unit: Royal Air Force

Division: 115 Sqdn.


Sergeant / Air Gunner.


William died when his plane, Wellington X3675, crashed at Rue du Condroz, Grand-Hallet, Hannuit, Liège, Belgium after being shot down by a night fighter.


The other members of the crew were:

Sergeant Leslie George Carr (1330310) RAF

Warrant Officer John George Smith (742471) RAF

Sergeant Norrice John MacKenzie (41596) RAF (Survived the crash; POW Stalag 344 Lamsdorf)

Sergeant Jack Edward Cope (1377332) RAF (Survived the crash; Evader)


Son of Robert and Alfreda Sharpe, of Corner Brook, Newfoundland.


Year of birth is an approximation based on age at death.


Inscription

GRANT HIM ETERNAL REST, O LORD; AND LET LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON HIM


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