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Joseph Patrick Leonard Cullen

Joseph Patrick Leonard Cullen

Male 1919 - 1944  (25 years)

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  • Name Joseph Patrick Leonard Cullen 
    Born 30 Mar 1919  Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Dec 1944  Sandejord, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Sandefjord, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Died in 1944 on an air raid in Norway while serving in the RCAF.

      The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records are as follows:

      Name: CULLEN, JOSEPH PATRICK LEONARD
      Initials: J P L
      Nationality: Canadian
      Rank: Flying Officer (Air Bomber)
      Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
      Unit Text: 429 Sqdn.
      Age: 25
      Date of Death: 28/12/1944
      Service No: J/36888
      Additional information: Son of James Patrick and Abigail Mary Cullen, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
      Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
      Grave/Memorial Reference: Coll. grave. B. 1. 7-12.
      Cemetery: SANDEFJORD (EKEBERG) CHURCHYARD

      In Memory of
      Flying Officer JOSEPH PATRICK LEONARD CULLEN

      J/36888, 429 Sqdn., Royal Canadian Air Force
      who died age 25
      on 28 December 1944
      Son of James Patrick and Abigail Mary Cullen, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
      Remembered with honour
      SANDEFJORD (EKEBERG) CHURCHYARD

      Commemorated in perpetuity by
      the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Person ID I5067  Cullen family tree

    Father James Patrick Cullen,   b. 12 Jul 1890, Templeton Township, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1962, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Abigail Isabella Eva Mary Milks,   b. 03 Dec 1893, Cantley, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1974, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Aug 1913  Cantley, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F2211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Joseph Patrick Leonard Cullen c1943
    Joseph Patrick Leonard Cullen c1943

    Documents
    Cullen, Joseph Patrick Leonard died 29 Dec 1944
    Cullen, Joseph Patrick Leonard died 29 Dec 1944
    Crash of No. Squadron Halifax III NR197 AL-Z in Sandefjord, Norway.
    Details below under "Documents"
    Cullen, Joseph Patrick Leonard
    Cullen, Joseph Patrick Leonard
    British Air Ministry report of Horten air raid December 28/29 1944 and crash of Halifax III NR197 AL-Z

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Ancestry.ca Drouin Collection.

    2. [S151] Familysearch.org - Ontario Deaths 1869-1947.

    3. [S153] Gatineau County - Catholic Church marriages - 1836-1973 QuintonPublications, 236.