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Stafford John Sullivan

In memory of:

Flying Officer Stafford John Sullivan

July 25, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/29382

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

50 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of John and Laura Sullivan, of Peterboro, Ontario, Canada; husband of Josephine E. Sullivan, (nee Cooper), of Peterboro.

Commemorated on Page 455 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PONTCHATEAU COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Loire-Atlantique, France

Grave Reference:

Coll. grave.

Location:

Pontchateau is a town and commune 28 miles (46 kilometres) north-west of Nantes and about 12 miles (19 kilometres) north-east of St. Nazaire. It is situated at the junction of the main roads from Nantes to Vannes and St. Nazaire to Redon, and is on the Paris-Nantes-Quimper railway line. The cemetery is behind the cathedral. In the far corner, right and north of the entrance is the collective grave of 2 airmen of the Royal Air Force and 5 airmen of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of STAFFORD JOHN SULLIVAN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of STAFFORD JOHN SULLIVAN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– 50.Sqn RAF Lancaster III VN-S PA968 crashed West of Pontchateau during a bombing raid against Donges oil plant near St. Nazaire, all crew sadly KIA.
A Memorial was created near the crash site and inaugurated with some of the crew family members.
  • Memorial– 50.Sqn RAF Lancaster III VN-S PA968 crashed West of Pontchateau during a bombing raid against Donges oil plant near St. Nazaire, all crew sadly KIA.
A Memorial was created near the crash site and inaugurated with some of the crew family members.
  • Memorial– 50.Sqn RAF Lancaster III VN-S PA968 crashed West of Pontchateau during a bombing raid against Donges oil plant near St. Nazaire, all crew sadly KIA.
A Memorial was created near the crash site and inaugurated with some of the crew family members.
  • Memorial– 50.Sqn RAF Lancaster III VN-S PA968 crashed West of Pontchateau during a bombing raid against Donges oil plant near St. Nazaire, all crew sadly KIA.
A Memorial was created near the crash site and inaugurated with some of the crew family members.
  • Grave Marker– Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. C. Crowley
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Stafford John Sullivan is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Stafford John Sullivan 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

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