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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…

Barclay_Lieutenant William N .jpg
Lieutenant, died 6 October 1944
On 6 October 1944, Lieutenant William Noel Barclay, 25, of the Royal Montreal Regiment (First Canadian Army H.Q. Defence Battalion) was killed during the fighting for the Leopold Canal in Belgium. The RMR's War Diary…

Beaton _Lieutentant Gordon.jpg
Lieutenant, died 25 September 1944
Another Loyola man to die was a Canloan officer. CDN126 Lieutenant Gordon Edward Beaton, 20, was killed while serving with the 2nd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders of the British Army on 25 September 1944. He is…

Muir_WO Henry James '45.jpg
Flying Officer (Pilot), died 17 September 1944
On 17 September 1944, J19492 Flying Officer (Pilot) Henry James Muir, 22, was declared missing, presumed dead following Air Operations. He had been serving with 65 Squadron RAF. Eventually, he and his…

Conroy_L Cpl John '37.jpg
Lance-Corporal, died 13 September 1944
Following fierce fighting in which the Black Watch and Le Régiment de Maisonneuve overcame German positions in Bourbourgville, which lasted until 8 September, orders were given to invest the fortress at…

Rinahan_PO James Malloy '37.jpg
Flying Officer (Navigator), died 23 August 1944
On 23 August 1944, J40201 Flying Officer (Navigator) James Molloy Rinahan, 28, was killed during a night flying exercise aboard a Wellington bomber belonging to Number 24 Operational Training Unit. He…
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