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Lawrence Francis O'Brien

In memory of:

Flying Officer Lawrence Francis O'Brien

July 5, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/26652

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

424 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of John Ambrose and Mary Adele O'Brien, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 407 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOISSY-SOUS-ST. YON COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Essonne, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. Grave 2.

Location:

Boissy-sous-St. Yon is a village 28 kilometres south-south-east of Versailles, and 7 kilometres south-south-west of Arpajon. The cemetery is on the south side of the village at the end of a by-road leading from the road to the neighbouring village of Breuillet.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • 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 Lawrence Francis O'Brien is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Lawrence Francis O'Brien is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of LAWRENCE FRANCIS O'BRIEN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Lawrence O'Brien– From:  University of Toronto Memorial Book Second World War 1939-1945. 
The book was published by the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto.  
Submitted with permission, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Montreal Gazette. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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