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Joseph Thomas Lloyd LeBlanc

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant Joseph Thomas Lloyd LeBlanc

May 25, 1944

Wilnis, Netherlands

Military Service


Service Number:

R/174719

Age:

28

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

78 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Citation(s):

1939-45 Star, Air Crew Europe Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp, War Medal 1939-1945, Air Gunners Badge

Additional Information


Born:

December 19, 1915
Grand Cascapedia, Quebec

Enlistment:

July 8, 1942
Moncton, New Brunswick

Son of John N. and Lucy Anne (nee d'Amboise) LeBlanc of Grand Cascapedia, Quebec. Husband of Ruth Sybil (nee O'Neil) Le Blanc, of Barrie, Ontario. Brother of Arnold, Roland, Leonard, Alban, James, Mary, Estelle and Ramona.

Commemorated on Page 362 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 24. J. 2-4.

Location:

The town of Nijmegen is 16 km south of Arnhem. JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY is 4 km south west of Nijmegen, 1 km south of the main Grave-Nijmegen road. Folowing the A73 exit at the junction Nijmegen Wijchen taking following directions to Nijmegen along the A32b entering Nijmegen on the Graafseweg. On reaching the Industrieterrein a Commission signpost directs visitors to turn left onto the Weg Door Jonkerbos. Shortly after appears a further signpost showing the left hand turning onto Oude Mollenhutseweg. The JONKERBOS WAR CEMETERY is located on 150 metres after entering the Oude Mollenhutseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Joseph Thomas Lloyd Leblanc is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant Joseph Thomas Lloyd Leblanc 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
  • Identification– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Thomas Lloyd LeBlanc– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Thomas Lloyd LeBlanc– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Service Book– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Notification of death– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph T. L. LeBlanc– Funeral picture from personal files.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 23 September 2006, page A17.
  • Grave Marker
  • Canadian Airmen Buried with Honours
  • Canadian Airmen Buried with Honours (Page 2)
  • Group Photo– Lloyd and Ruth shortly before shipping overseas
  • Group Photo– Lloyd at home before enlisting, early 20's
  • LeBlanc Brothers– Lloyd was one of six brothers who all served during WW2
  • Letter– Last Letter Home P 1
  • Letter– Last Letter Home p2
  • letter– Last Letter Home P 3

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