Joseph Edward Gelinas

Joseph Edward Gelinas

Rank and Honours: Flying Officer J/36589

Wireless/Air gunner

Unit(s): RCAF 434 squadron 6 group
Next of Kin/Parents: Mr. Joseph and the late Mrs. Ada Gelinas

Well Hills Ave., Toronto

Date of Birth: 1924

(Note age discrepancy from obit/RCAF casualty list- 24 years- and military service showing 21 years. Obit seems more probable/accurate)

Enlisted: January, 1942
Date of Death (& Place): July 29, 1944

Reported missing over Germany, presumed KIA

Age: 22
Burial Information: No known grave

Commemorated on Runnymede memorial and Surrey, England panel 246

Further Personal Information Roll of Honour

War memorial. More/Fisher Slype

St. Michael’s College

War memorial outside chapel

St. Michael’s College School

De La Salle College

Details have been verified from the following sources:  Canadian War Graves Commission