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Casgrain_Sgt P Alex '36.jpg
Sergeant Pilot, died 1 August 1941
On August 1, 1941 R56192 Sergeant Pilot Joseph Marie Guy Alexandre Casgrain of 242 Squadron was engaged in a dogfight over France. His Spitfire was shot down in the course of the engagement. Records indicate that…

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…

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…

Maguire_Gdsm John B '42.jpg
Guardsman, died 14 April 1945
On 14 April 1945, a little more than three weeks before the end of the fighting in Europe, B149386 Guardsman John Berchmans Maguire, 27, of the Governor General's Foot Guards (21st Canadian Armoured Regiment) was the…

Murphy_Flt Sgt Thomas E '45.jpg
Flight Sergeant Wireless/Air Gunner, died 26 February 1945
R189753 Flight Sergeant Wireless/Air Gunner Thomas Edward Murphy of 224 Squadron RAF disappeared while on anti-submarine patrol off the coast of Sweden on 26 February 1945. He has no known…

O'Connell_PO Robert E '45.jpg
Flying Officer, died 3 February 1945
J43904 Flying Officer Robert Emmet O'Connell of 145 Squadron RCAF was 32 when he was declared missing, presumed dead 3 February 1945 after failing to return from flying operations. He has no known grave but is…

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.…

Allison_FO William J '37.jpg
Flight Lieutenant (Air Bomber), died 20 November 1944
On 20 November 1944, Flight Lieutenant (Air Bomber) William Joseph Allison (J20861), 28, was killed when the Wellington bomber MF509 in which he was flying crashed returning from operations.…

Clacy_Lieut George E '38.jpg
Lieutenant, died 27 October 1944
October 27th, 1944 was the day on which Lieutenant George Edwin John Clacy of the 12th Manitoba Dragoons (18th Armoured Car Regiment), a part of II Canadian Corps, was killed. At the time, his unit was heavily…

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…
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