McWilliam, Bruce Philip

  • Township: East Nissouri
  • Branch: Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Regiment number: R116847
  • Date of birth: November 25, 1910
  • Date of death: November 21, 2003
  • Burial location: North Embro Cemetery, West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Years of service: 1941 -
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Bruce  was the son of Annie E. Mooney and George McWilliam of Lot 8 Concession 14. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941 and went overseas in 1943 where he served in England as an aircraft mechanic and ground crew with the 419 ‘Moose’ Squadron based in Middleton St. George, County Durham. 

While in England he married war bride Frances Airey in 1945. Their children are Joan, Mary and Paul.

His brothers, Angus and Ross, also served in WW11.

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