Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Alexis Irenee Le Blanc

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Joseph Alexis Irenee Le Blanc

July 28, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/115974

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

408 Sqdn.

Additional Information


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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 6A. D. 8-10.

Location:

Ohlsdorf is a village on the river Alster, about 9 km north east of the city of Hamburg on the eastern side of the city airport. Approaching from Hannover or Kiel leave the Autoroute A7 at the junction with the 432 following signposts for the Airport (Flughaven). After 2 km turn right onto Swebenweg which later merges with Krohnstieg and passes under the airport runway. After 4 km turn right onto 433 Chaussee. After 2 km turn left onto Erdkampsweg following signs for Barmbek. Continue along this road for 1.7 Km then turn right immediately before a prominent railway bridge, onto a road calledI M Grunen Grund. After a further 600 metres turn left into Alsterdorfer, the HAMBURG CEMETERY is located in this street at the junction with Fuhlsbuttlerstrasse. The Commission plot is signposted in the HAMBURG CEMETERY and is located 300 metres from the Chapel. Visitors should note that this cemetery is restricted to normal opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Joseph Alexis Irenee Le Blanc is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Joseph Alexis Irenee Le Blanc 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 JOSEPH ALEXIS IRENEE LE BLANC– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOSEPH ALEXIS IRENEE LE BLANC– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Le Blanc– photo dated 1942
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Joseph Le Blanc– undated photo
  • Squadron information

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