Donald Bernard MacNeil

Title

Donald Bernard MacNeil

Description

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. His grave was found with these German words to mark it: "Hier ruht MacNeil-Kapitan aus Kanada" (Here lies MacNeil - Captain from Canada). He is now interred in Plot 25, Row G, Grave 17 of the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery at Cleve, Germany.
(Drolet 34)

Source

Drolet, Dr. “Gil”. Loyola, The Wars: In Remembrance of “Men for Others”. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Wilfred Laurier University, 1996.

Date

1940-1946

Files

MacNeil_Flt Lt Donald '40.jpg

Citation

“Donald Bernard MacNeil,” Loyola Archives, accessed November 17, 2017, http://lhsarchives.omeka.net/items/show/385.