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James Edward Aloysious Mugan

In memory of:

Sergeant James Edward Aloysious Mugan

May 3, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

R/179993

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of James and Catherine Mugan, of Kingsway, Ontario, Canada; husband of E. L. Mugan, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 548 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:

4A. A. 15.

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.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Sergeant James Edward Aloysious Mugan is also commemorated on the WWII Memorial in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant James Edward Aloysious Mugan is also commemorated on the WWII Memorial in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture  Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1945. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper clipping.

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