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Claude Oscar Legroulx

In memory of:

Sergeant Claude Oscar Legroulx

July 26, 1943


Mabou Mountain, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Military Service


Service Number:

R/169406

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

31 Occupational Training Unit

Citation(s):

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and War Medal 1939-45.

Additional Information


Born:

May 12, 1923
Alexandria, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 1, 1942
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of William John and Albina (nee Bellefeuille) Legroulx, of Alexandria, Ontario. Brother of Lawrence, Beatrice, Rheal, Raymond, Aurele, Lucille, Leona and Lillian.

Commemorated on Page 181 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ALEXANDRIA (SACRED HEART) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 242 Grave C

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of CLAUDE OSCAR LEGROULX– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Other– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Grave Marker for Claude O. Legroulx 
Erected in Sacre Coeur Parish Cemetery, Alexandria, Ontario
  • Memorial– Inscription to the memory of Sergeant Claude Oscar Legroulx on the family grave marker in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Alexandria, Ontario
  • Newspaper Clipping– Sergeant CLAUDE OSCAR LEGROULX was listed as previously reported missing now reported killed on active service in Canada in this excerpt from the the RCAF 647th casualty list of the war.  Warrant Officer Class I ALLAN LLISTER  MACLEOD, and Sergeant JOSEPH MAURICE CLAUDE  L'HEUREUX of the Royal Canadian Air Force and Pilot Officer EDWARD SMITH and Pilot Officer RONALD JAMES PARR, of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve whose names also appear on this list, perished along with Sergeant Legroulx, presumably when their aircraft crashed at Mabou Mountain, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.  Source:  Globe and Mail August 7, 1943.
  • Photo of Claude Legoulx– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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