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Millard Meyer Liebeck

In memory of:

Flying Officer Millard Meyer Liebeck

October 25, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/9774

Age:

31

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Citation(s):

The Air Observer Wings, 1939-45 Star, The Canadian Voluntary Service Medal(with clasp), The 1939 - 45 War Medal, Africa Star and the Gold Operational Wings

Additional Information


Son of William and Katherine Liebeck, of Chesley, Ontario. B.A. (Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario).

His brother, Pilot Officer Kenneth William Liebeck, also served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and died on August 23, 1941.

Commemorated on Page 90 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MALTA MEMORIAL
Malta

Grave Reference:

Panel 4, Column 1.

Location:

The MALTA MEMORIAL is situated in the area of Floriana and is easily identified by the Golden Eagle which surmounts the column. It stands outside the King's Gate, the main entrance to Valletta. The Memorial takes the form of a column fifteen metres high of travertine marble from Tivoli in the Sabine Hills near Rome, incised with a a light reticulated pattern and surmounted by a gilded bronze eagle two metres high. The column stands on a circular base around which the names are commemorated on bronze panels. The MALTA MEMORIAL, built on a site generously provided by the Government of Malta, commemorates those who lost their lives whilst serving with the Commonwealth Air Forces flying from bases in Austria, Italy, Sicily, islands of the Adriatic and Mediterranean, Malta, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, West Africa, Yugoslavia and Gibraltar, and who have no known grave. The bravery of the people of the island of Malta between the years 1940 - 1942 was honoured with the unique award of the George Cross.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Millard Meyer Liebeck is also commemorated on the WWII Memorial in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Millard Meyer Liebeck is also commemorated on the WWII Memorial in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of MILLARD MEYER LIEBECK– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MILLARD MEYER LIEBECK– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of MILLARD MEYER LIEBECK– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Evaluation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Telegram– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star January 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Millard Meyer Liebeck– Pilot Officer Millard Liebeck. Missing in action October, 1942.
  • Beaufort - RCAF Photo Credit
  • Biography– Prepared by 

LCol (Retd) G.M. Walker
  • Biography (Page 2)– Prepared by

LCol (Retd) G.M. Walker
  • Malta Memorial
  • Memorial Plaque
  • Inscription

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