In memory of

Flight Lieutenant

Ross Curtis Hamill

who died on 15 Mar 1945

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 428 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Flight Lieutenant
  Service number J20884
  Date of death 19450315
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  J20884 Flight Lieutenant (No. 428 Ghost Squadron RCAF bomb aimer) Ross Curtis Hamill (b.1923) of Whitewood was KIA 19450315 and is buried at Nederweert war cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands. Hamill's Lancaster crashed at Margraten during a night raid on Hagen, Germany. He was the son of Hugh Clayburn and Alva Gurnell (Davis) Hamill who were both born at Fleming and who farmed south of Burrows. Ross graduated from Balfour Tech and worked for a few months as an assistant at the accounting firm of Rooke, Thomas & Co. before enlisting at Regina early in 1942.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 123 - Silverwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Nederweert war cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands    

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  Honour roll location(s) Whitewood
  Geo-memorial Hamill Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.9167°N / 103.4167°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 64M14
  Geo-memorial details Southeast of Selwyn Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19230121
  Place of birth Whitewood    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19420115
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Whitewood    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation assistant accountant
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