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  • Tags: 1940-1946

Lewis_L_AC Albert H S '39.jpg
Leading Aircraftsman, died on 30 May 1941
Albert came to Loyola in 1935, a bright, chubby boy with an infectious smile and a love of games.
He was a boy of sterling character, a hard trier at his work, and, still more important, a boy of solid…

Hingston_Capt Basil '37.jpg
Captain, died 19 September 1944
As Operation "Market Garden" was raging at Arnhem, a young Canadian captain, whose father had been killed in the First World War, was killed in action while serving as a Canloan officer with the British Army. Barely…

Slattery_Lt Bernard J '38.jpg
Lieutenant, died 10 October 1944
Several other units were involved in the fierce struggle for the Leopold Canal one of which was the Regina Rifles of Canada. Lieutenant Bernard Joseph Slattery had just joined the Reginas after serving with the…

Macdonald Bernard.jpg
Staff Sergeant, died 16 February 1944
The Casualty Card filled out in the name of D86403 Staff Sergeant Bernard MacDonald reads simply "KIA near Mussolini Canal - near Anzio, Italy." The hour is 1330 and the date is 29 Feb. 44 when the body was…

Hill_charles Christie Major.jpg
Major, died 9 June 1944
Loyola's first fatality in the Normandy fighting was Major Charles Christie Hill, 32, of the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa, the 3rd Canadian Infantry Division's Machine Gun battalion. Hill was killed outright near…

2nd Lieutenant, Date of Death unknown
It was not possible to trace the date or circumstances of his death since he died while serving with the American Army and attempts to secure documentation were thwarted by the fact that water damage had…

Young_Maj Daniel Charles '34.jpg
Major, died 28 January 1944
The death of Major Young, who was wounded in the legs and chest during the battle for Ortona, brought to an end a distinguished military career that had started eighteen years before. He joined an Eastern Townships unit,…

MacNeil_Flt Lt Donald '40.jpg
Flight Lieutenant (Pilot), died 15 January 1945
J10262 Flight Lieutenant (Pilot) Donald Bernard MacNeil, 26, was a member of 19 Squadron RAF. He was flying P-51 Mustang FB131 when he was shot down over Issum in the Ruhr Valley on 15 January 1945.…

Captain, died 26 June 1944
In Italy, late June of 1944, the Three Rivers Regiment (12th Armoured) was involved in heavier fighting in the area of the Trasimene Line than it had encountered even in the bitter battles for the Hitler and Gustav Lines.…

Dawson_Sgt Fabian Richard '46.jpg
Sergeant Air Gunner, died 23 April 1944
Fabian Richard Dawson was born on April 15, 1924. At 2.38 p.m. on the 23rd of April 1944 he lost his life during flying operations ten miles Southwest of the Hamlet of Harrogate in Yorkshire, England, and was…
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