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Paul Anthony Crowley

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Paul Anthony Crowley

August 13, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/195945

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

428 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Joseph J. Crowley and of Lillian M. Crowley (nee Pelow), of Brockville, Ontario, Canada.

Brother of Flying Officer Francis Joseph Crowley, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on the Brockville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Roll of Honour.

Commemorated on Page 283 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

5. B. 13.

Location:

Hanover Military Cemetery which adjoins the HANOVER WAR CEMETERY is reached via the A2 E30 motorway from Dortmund to Berlin. At the junction with the B441 turn right onto the B441 and follow signs for Hanover, Ahlem and Seelze. After 7 km turn right onto Seelzestrasse leading towards Harrenburg. After 5 km and having entered Harenburg turn left onto Harenberger Miele. The Hanover Military Cemetery and the HANOVER WAR CEMETERY are located 3 km after leaving Harrenburg in the direction of Hanover.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Paul Anthony Crowley is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Paul Anthony Crowley 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 PAUL ANTHONY CROWLEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Brothers– Paul is on the Left (not wearing a hat). Frank is on the right and is wearing the hat.
  • Biography
  • Biography (Page 2)
  • Photo of Paul Crowley– Photo of father, Sgt. Jos. J. Crowley, mechanic, who served in England until the death of his son, Paul.  After he returned home, word was received that they had lost a second son, Frank, who was pilot in 440 Sqn.   A son, John, survived the war.
  • Photo of John Crowley– Photo of brother, John Crowley, RCNVR, who served on HMCS GATINEAU until his brothers Paul and Frank were killed.  He was then given shore duty until the end of the war.

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