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Leonard Gold

In memory of:

Flying Officer Leonard Gold

June 8, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/26287

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

#78 Squadron(Nemo Non Paratus)

Additional Information


Born:

May 26, 1917

Son of William and Pauline Gold; husband of Margaret Ellinor Gold, of Edmonton, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 317 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CORBEIL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Essonne, France

Grave Reference:

Plot 4. Row 10.

Location:

Corbeil or Corbeil-Essonnes is a town south-south-east of Paris. From Paris take the motorway A6-E15 in the direction of Lyon. Take the N104 exit at/after Evry and follow the N104 to Corbeil. The cemetery is near Corbeil Station. It is called "Cimetiere des Tarterets". the grave of one Canadian airman of the 1939-1945 War is south of the entrance, and in the French Military Plot is the grave of a British soldier of the 1914-1918 War.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Leonard Gold is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Leonard Gold 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 Leonard Gold– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Identification– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Leonard Gold– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Leonard Gold– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Service book– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Leonard Gold– Leonard Gold is honoured on page 30 of the memorial book,
CANADIAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II, Part II: Casualties,
compiled by David Rome for the Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1948.  
This extract is provided courtesy of the Canadian Jewish Congress which holds the copyright for this volume.  For additional information about these archival records, please contact:
The Canadian Jewish Congress National Archives 
1590 Ave. Docteur Penfield, Montreal, Que. H3G 1C5 (Canada)
telephone: 514-931-7531 ex. 2 
facsimile:  514-931-0548 
website:     www.cjc.ca
  • Photo of Leonard Gold– Posing for a photo on leave.
  • Photo of Leonard Gold– This is one other of Leonard that I found in my album and thought would make a nice addition.
Len

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