Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Mulligan

In memory of:

Sergeant John Mulligan

April 19, 1944

Jenning, Denmark

Military Service


Service Number:

R/195834

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

75 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Zachariah and Martha (nee Acres)Mulligan, of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 400 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GRAM CHURCHYARD
Denmark

Grave Reference:

N/A

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Sergeant John Mulligan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant John Mulligan 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 John Mulligan– Sgt. John Mulligan (AG) from Ottawa killed in action Apr 19/44 age 20
#75 New Zealand Squadron, Stirling aircraft #EH955 was shot down eleven south east of Ribe, at Gram, Denmark while on a mine laying operation F/O H.J. Murray RNZAF, Sgt H.C.M. Kahler (RAF) and P Woollam (RAF) were also killed. These four airmen are all buried in a common grave in the Gram churchyard Jutland, Denmark.
  • Inscription– Inscription to the memory of John Mulligan on the family grave marker in Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Newspaper Clipping– John Mulligan was killed on April 19, 1944.  He was reported 'Missing After Air Operations' in Casualty List 890 of the Department of National Defense for Air, published in the Globe and Mail on May 24, 1944.  He was reported 'Previously Missing , Now Presumed Dead' in Casualty List 1052 of the Royal Canadian Air Force, published in the Globe and Mail on November 29, 1944.
  • Newspaper Clipping– John Mulligan was killed on April 19, 1944.  He was reported 'Missing After Air Operations' in Casualty List 890 of the Department of National Defense for Air, published in the Globe and Mail on May 24, 1944.  He was reported 'Previously Missing , Now Presumed Dead' in Casualty List 1052 of the Royal Canadian Air Force, published in the Globe and Mail on November 29, 1944.
  • Memorial– Commemorative stone located at Gram Kirkegaard Churchyard bearing the inscription ÈThey fell for the freedom of Denmark 19.4.1944.  Erected by the parish of Gram.  Unveiled December 1945.
  • Photo of John Mulligan– John Mulligan provided by his brother Clifford Mulligan.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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