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Hugh Norman McLeod

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Hugh Norman McLeod

September 16, 1944

Norreskove Forest, Denmark

Military Service


Service Number:

J/90934

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

# 432 Leaside Squadron

Additional Information


Son of William and Mabel McLeod, of Ottawa, Ontario. Pilot Officer McLeod was the Bomb Aimer in the crew of the 432 (Leaside) Squadron. According to Flying Officer Gordon Lyle Stokx, (retired) their crew was not yet on Operational status with the Squadron on 16 Sept 1944. Pilot Officer McLeod volunteered to go on a raid to Kiel, Germany as a replacement on another crew. Their Halifax bomber collided with another aircraft over the target and crashed. This was his first combat mission.

Commemorated on Page 389 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Mil Plot Row 5. 12.

Location:

Aabenra is in Jutland, on the main road from Germany into Denmark, about 24 kilometres north of the frontier. It is about 105 kilometres from the port of Esbjerg. AABENRAA CEMETERY is on the western side of the town. The 1939-45 Plot is on the left-hand side of the main path towards the rear of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Hugh Norman McLeod is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Hugh Norman McLeod 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 HUGH NORMAN MCLEOD– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Id card– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of HUGH NORMAN MCLEOD– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Hugh McLeod– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Document– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– From the research work done by Margaret Rose Gaunt and submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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