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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…

Kennedy_Sgt P Edward '38.jpg
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Sergeant, died 21 July 1941
Edward Richard Kennedy R56203 was killed in a flying accident aboard Wellington bomber T2458 while serving with 21 Operational Training Unit. The crash occurred on 21 July 1941 at Bascote in…

dubuc_louis romeo_Flight Lieutentant.jpg
Flight Lieutenant, died 27 September 1941
On 27 September 1941, C1520 Flight Lieutenant Louis Romeo Dubuc landed his Hudson bomber (AE577) in Eire after a grueling transatlantic flight from Canada. He decided he would attempt to reach his final…

Gain_PO Sarto '27.jpg
Pilot Officer, died 7 December 1941,
The last Loyola fatality of 1941 occurred on the same day the Japanese attacked the American fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. On December 7th, 1941 J5043 Pilot Officer John George Sarto Gain of 274 (RAF) Squadron…

Kelley_Harry Joseph Flight Sergeant.jpg
Flight Sergeant Observer, died 19 January 1942,
Special Memorial 'C’, Grave 19 of the Dyce Old Churchyard in Aberdeenshire, Scotland contains the remains of 23-year-old R76125 Flight Sergeant Observer Harry Joseph Kelley who was killed along with…

Griffin_Signalman Patrick B_RCNVR '38.jpg
Signalman, died 10 February 1942
V5682, 25-year-old Signalman Patrick Bernard Griffin was serving on the ship Spikenard, when it was hit and caught fire. His name is inscribed on Panel 9 of the Halifax Memorial.
(Drolet 25)

Heslop_PO James R '41.jpg
Pilot Officer (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner), died 20/21 June 1942
Pilot Officer (Wireless Operator/Air Gunner) James Robert Heslop (J7039) was serving with 7 Squadron of the RAF when his aircraft was shot down on operations over Holland (20/21 June…

McNaughton_Sqdn Ldr Ian '41.jpg
Squadron Leader, died 23 June 1942
On 23 June 1942, Lancaster R5517 crashed following a raid on a northern German seaport. The aircraft, from 61 Squadron RAF, went down at Gross Midlum in Germany. At the controls was the pilot, C1482 Squadron Leader…

Broderick_AC2 Frank '40.jpg
Aircraftsman 2nd Class, died 18 July 1942
On 18 July 1942, R135483 Aircraftsman 2nd Class Frank Edward Broderick, 24, died on Active Service as the official statement would have it when he was "accidentally and fatally shot while loading the guns…

Doyle_Sgt P John Peter '40.jpg
Flight Sergeant, died 26 July 1942
Lancaster R5487 of 97 Squadron RAF out of Lincolnshire was seen to crash into the sea off the west coast of Sweden near Gotenborg following a raid on Hamburg. Its second pilot was R90540 Flight Sergeant John Peter…
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