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Joseph Fernand Raymond Croteau

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Joseph Fernand Raymond Croteau

November 16, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

R/55836

Age:

25

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

425 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 67 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SOUTHEND-ON-SEA (SUTTON ROAD) CEMETERY
Essex, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot R. Grave 12163.

Location:

Southend-on-Sea (Sutton Road) Cemetery is north of the town's northern by-pass (the A1159) and east of the railway line heading for Rochford.

Historical Information
This cemetery contains 127 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war and 152 burials of the 1939-45 war, including 1 unidentified seaman of the Merchant Navy. In addition there are 4 Foreign National war burials here. There are 2 small Screen Wall memorial panels naming those of the 1914-1918 war whose graves are not marked by headstones.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOSEPH FERNAND RAYMOND CROTEAU– 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
  • 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 Joseph Fernand Raymond Croteau 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 Joseph Fernand Raymond Croteau is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Gravestone of J. F. R. Croteau– Grave of Flt. Sgt. Joseph Croteau. Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
Taken on August 5,2000. Burial with the rest of the crew of Wellington bomber serial no. BJ 894, No. 425 (Alouette) Squadron, RCAF.

Note: The photographer is a nephew of Flt. Sgt. Jack Tritt, killed in the same crash.

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