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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Terence Joseph McAran

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Terence Joseph McAran

November 6, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/95368

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

432 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 15, 1921
Montreal, Québec

Enlistment:

September 9, 1942
Montreal, Québec

Son of Joseph and Mary McAran, of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY
Germany

Grave Reference:

20. G. 12.

Location:

The REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is located 5 km south west of Kleve. From Kleve the cemetery is located, using the Hoffmannallee from the Town Centre, which becomes the Materbornerallee. This road enters Reichswald Forest and becomes the Grunewaldstrasse. Follow direction Gennep, entering Reichswald Forest the cemetery is situated 500 metres on the left. Alternatively from the motorway 57, take exit Kleve/Goch, which leads onto the 9 N road in the direction towards Kleve. After 3 km turn left on to the 504 direction Kranenburg. Reichswald cemetery is clearly signposted on the 504 at cross roads Grunewald. REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY is situated on the Grunewald Strasse direction Kleve on the right, 3 km from cross roads Grunewald.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Terence Joseph McAran is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Terence Joseph McAran is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of TERENCE JOSEPH MCARAN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Identification– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Service Book– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Terence McAran & His Brother Martin.
  • Photo of Terence McAran
  • Family Photo– Terence and his siblings
  • Group Photo– Terence and his sister Josephine at McGill University
  • Newspaper clipping– Death Notice
  • Group Photo– Terence with his girlfriend Jean "Bunty" Watt and her mother.
  • Newspaper clipping– Death Notice which appeared in the newspaper
  • Newspaper clipping– Terence is reported MIA in a notice about his brother Martin being wounded.

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