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John Edward O'Grady

In memory of:

Sergeant John Edward O'Grady

November 6, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/188976

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

February 26, 1923
Berwick, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 12, 1942
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of John J. O'Grady and Margaret O'Grady.

Commemorated on the Chesterville Cenotaph.

Commemorated on Page 199 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

JURBY (ST. PATRICK) CHURCHYARD
Isle of Man, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 357.

Location:

Jurby is a village on the north-west coast of the Island and is reached from Ramsey, a seaport on the north-east coast six miles distant. The church of St. Patrick is the parish church of Jurby, and the churchyard is the parish burial ground, the Authority in which it is vested being the Incumbent and Churchwardens. It lies in an isolated position on the sea-coast, some way from the village, and covers one-and-a-half acres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Id card– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN EDWARD O'GRADY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JOHN EDWARD O'GRADY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– 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
  • Newspaper Clipping– Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Sergeant John Edward O'Grady 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– Sergeant John Edward O'Grady is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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