James Francis McCormick

Poppy - Lest We Forget

Rank and Honours: Pilot officer J/95357
Unit(s): RCAF 420 SQDN -331 Bomber wing (served in North Africa, Italy)
Next of Kin/Parents: Mr. Patrick and Mrs. Elizabeth McCormick

Port McNicoll, Ontario

Date of Birth: 1922
Enlisted: 1942
Date of Death (& Place): 16 January, 1945. Probably during/after an allied raid in the Bremerhaven- Hamburg- Bremen area

Heavily bombed in latter part of war. The RCAF alone (14 Bomber SQDNS) lost 6164 men and 1188 planes in raids over this area

Burial Information: Becklingen War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany


Further Personal Information School records show he attended St. Michael’s College School 1938-1941

Attended St. Michael’s College 1941-42. Left in 1942 before writing exams

School records have date of death 17 Jan. 1945

See P. 28 St. Michael’s College YB 1945-46

Roll of Honour

War Memorial More/ Fisher Slype.

St. Michael’s College

War Memorial outside Chapel

St. Michael’s College School

Details have been verified from the following sources:
See Also: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Virtual War Memorial