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Jean Paul Herbert Terreau

In memory of:

Flying Officer Jean Paul Herbert Terreau

January 8, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

J/27926

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

626 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Joseph C. Terreau and Alberta Terreau, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada; husband of Lorna E. Terreau (nee Howat), of Montreal.

Commemorated on Page 569 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 9. K. 14-17.

Location:

Durnbach is a village 16 kilometres east of Bad Tolz, a town 48 kilometres south of Munich. Durnbach War Cemetery is 3 kilometres north of the village Gmund am Tegernsee. Using the A8 from Munich, turn off at the junction Holzkirchen, taking the 318 road in the direction of Gmund am Tegernsee. At the crossroads with the 472, turn left in the direction of Miesbach. The cemetery is situated approximately 500 metres on the left from the 318/472 crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JEAN PAUL HERBERT TERREAU– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JEAN PAUL HERBERT TERREAU– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Jean Paul Herbert Terreau– Flying Officer Herbie Terreau 1943
  • Telegram– Missing After Air Operations Telegraph
  • Log Book– Final page of log book showing Lancaster C2 not returning after raid on Munich the night of January 7, 1945.
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Jean Paul Herbert Terreau is 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
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Jean Paul Herbert Terreau is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Temporary Grave Marker– Durnbach Cemetery 1949.  Photograph of the collective grave for Herbie Terreau and the other five crew members whose remains could not be identified.
  • Grave Markers– Collective grave for the crew of Lancaster C2. Left to right: D.R. Hutchins, Navigator; K.R.Joslin, Air Gunner; E. Leather, Flight Engineer; W.J. Rahkola, Air Gunner; K.A. Stroh, Pilot; J.P.H. Terreau; Wireless Operator/Air Gunner.  Far left of the photo is the grave of J.H. Clark, Navigator.  His marker is separated from the collective grave as his remains were the only identifiable ones of the crew.  Photographed in 1987.
  • Grave Marker– Gravestone J.P.H. (Herbie) Terreau, Durnbach 1987

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