Lieutenant Roger Horace Lelièvre

Title

Lieutenant Roger Horace Lelièvre

Description

Lieutenant Roger Horace Lelièvre, 22nd Battalion killed, August 31, 1918
Loyola College Review 1919 20 (*not listed on Roll of Honor but is in Active Service list)

Lieutenant Roger Horace Lelièvre came to Loyola in 1907. He joined the army in November 1914 as a private (61168). He served and was wounded in action by a German grenade with the 22nd Battalion on 19 February 1916. Thirteen days later, he returned to duty at his own request. After a brief trip to Canada, he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps where he was posted as an Observer to 34 Squadron. He was then sent for pilot training in England and was killed in a flying accident while piloting SPAD 1622 at 1530 hours at Hounslow aerodrome on 31 August 1918. He had earlier been decorated with the Croix de Guerre by the French government and was 22 years old at the time of his death. Lelièvre is buried in Plot C, Grave, 23, of the Heston (St. Leonard) Churchyard in Middlesex. (Drolet 19)

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.
Loyola College Review

Date

1914 - 1918

Files

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Citation

“Lieutenant Roger Horace Lelièvre,” Loyola Archives, accessed August 21, 2018, https://lhsarchives.omeka.net/items/show/321.

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