Lawerence Edward O’Loughlin

Poppy - Lest We Forget

Rank and Honours: Private, B/31918
Unit(s): The Black Watch (Royal Highland Reb’t) Canada
Next of Kin/Parents: The Late Michael and Mrs. Matilda O’Loughlin Geoffrey St.

Mrs. Jane (McMurray) O’Loughlin

Kirkland Lake ON (see obituary re family and business connections)

Date of Birth: 1918
Enlisted: June 1941 Canadian Signacorps.  TFSD to “Black Watch” overseas
Date of Death (& Place): 1 March 19445 during final months of battle of the “Seigfreid Line” Breakthrough at the Battle of the ‘Hochwald/ Xanten’ (Rhineland – Feb/ March 1945) Canadians losses numbered at 5,300; untold Germans plus 22,000 plus German POWs
Burial Information: Grogsbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Netherlands VII; G.5
Further Personal Information 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

Canadian Virtual War Memorial