Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Peter John Leboldus

In memory of
Flying Officer
Peter John Leboldus
February 13, 1943

Military Service:

Service Number:
J/15034
Age:
24
Force:
Air Force
Unit:
Royal Canadian Air Force
Division:
418 City of Edmonton Squadron

Additional Information:

Son of John and Regina LeBoldus (1955 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Vibank, Saskatchewan.

Brother of Martin Benedict and John Anthony LeBoldus, who also served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Martin Benedict died on February 20, 1944 and John Anthony died on November 24, 1943.

Previously buried at the Communal Cemetery at Saint-Riquier-ès-Plains, Seine, France.

Leboldus Channel connects Leboldus Lake with Frobisher Lake in northwestern Saskatchewan. The Province of Saskatchewan named the Channel after John Anthony and the Lake after Peter John. The Leboldus islands in the lake are named after Martin Benedict.

Commemorated on Page 180 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
GRANDCOURT WAR CEMETERY ; Seine-Maritime, France
Grave Reference:
A. 6.
Location:
Grandcourt is a village 30 kilometres east of Dieppe at the crossing of the roads from Blangy-sur-Bresle to Fresnoy and Criel-sur-Mer to Fallencourt. The GRANDCOURT WAR CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-east of the village on the road to Blangy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Regina Leboldus – 1955 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother
  • Photo of Peter John Leboldus – His mother, Mrs Leboldus of Vibank Saskatchewan, was the national Silver Cross mother for 1955.

Submitted  for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Peter John LeBoldus – Photo extracted from graduation photograph of !st Observer Course August 16th, 1940.  He and 21 other classmates out of a class of 39 were dead by 21 September 1944.

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