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Donald Alfred Girouard

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Donald Alfred Girouard

September 22, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/101641

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

425 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of David and Emma Girouard of Somerset, Manitoba. Husband of Lena Girouard, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 76 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DISHFORTH CEMETERY
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 24.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Donald Girouard– Donald was born and raised in
Somerset where David and Emma lived all their lives.   He happened to get
married in Winnipeg in 1942 just before his transfer overseas.
  • Group Photo– Dora, Donald and Melba.
  • Wedding Photo– Donald and Lena, 1942, at their wedding in Winnipeg as he left for
overseas.
  • Letter– Letter from Commanding Officer to Donald's surviving wife.
  • Letter– Letter to sister Melba page 1
  • Letter (Page 2)– Letter to sister Melba page 2
  • Letter (Page 3)– Letter to sister Melba page 3
  • Letter (Page 4)– Letter to sister Melba page 4
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of DONALD ALFRED GIROUARD– Donald 5th from left. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter of recommendation– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Donald Alfred Girouard 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
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Donald Alfred Girouard is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Temporary Grave Marker– Donald cemetery cross,  on his grave before erection of the military
marker
  • Gravemarker

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