Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Edward Leach

In memory of:

Flying Officer John Edward Leach

April 10, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15578

Age:

26

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

410 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Thomas A. and Beatrice M. Leach, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 180 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

IJLST-GENERAL-CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Row 14. Grave 430.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOHN EDWARD LEACH– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN EDWARD LEACH– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photographer Frans van Cappellen of The Netherlands
  • Cemetery– Photo of the graves of F/O Leach and F/O (OB) R. M. Bull who were killed when their Mosquito aircraft crashed on a daylight raid over Friesland, Holland. 
(Thanks to photographer Frans van Cappellen of The Netherlands who kindly gave permission to G. E. Chase for the use of his photos on CVWM.)
  • Roll of Honour– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Honour– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Crest– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Honour– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Honour– In memory of the students from the Vaughan Road Collegiate Institute  (Toronto) who went away to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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