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Joseph Milton Lorrain Charbonneau

In memory of:

Sergeant Joseph Milton Lorrain Charbonneau

May 7, 1942
Lower Moor, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

R/82859

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

23rd OTU (RAF)

Citation(s):

Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and clasp.

Additional Information


Born:

April 13, 1918
Calabogie, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 10, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of George Deroin Charbonneau and Anna Clare Bélanger, of Calabogie, Ontario.

Under the NMRA of 1940, he received the preliminaries of a thirty-day basic training as a private in the Lanark & ??Renfrew Scottish Regiment, registration number C-417280, at camp number 30 in Brockville, Ontario.

He served in Canada and Great Britain. He died accidentally during a night training day.

He had 448 days of service, including 147 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 64 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PERSHORE CEMETERY
Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot Q. Grave 397.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Sergeant Joseph Milton Lorraine Charbonneau is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Joseph Milton Lorraine Charbonneau 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
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Ottawa Citizen. 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

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