Joseph Eduard Gerard Leblanc   Photo: Mogens Jeppesen 14 OCT 2019

                                                                            
Airman:
 a113136.htm Surname: Leblanc Init: JEG Rank: F/O Service: RCAF Sqdn: 432

P_link: p373.htm Plane: HAL NP719 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: At Nørreskoven, Als

Crash_d: d160944 Buried_d: b180944 C_link: c113.htm At_Next: Aabenraa, R 5-9

"Natten til den 16. september 1944 rettede RAF et angreb mod Kiel. I forbindelse med dette bombetogt stødte 2 "Halifax" fly sammen i luften over Als kl. 01.05. Flyene nedstyrtede nord-øst for Elstrup, hvor stumperne spredtes over et mange kvadratkilometer stort område.
Samtlige 14 ombordværende flyvere blev dræbt - -." (FAF)

HAL NP719 styrtede ned omkring her og HAL MZ915 styrtede ned omkring her. Mere ved HAL NP719.
Se Monumenter 2019 * Mindesten 16 SEP 2019 dette fly * Artikel: Clive, John og James i JV.

Flying Officer (Navigator) Joseph Eduard Gerard Leblanc, 23 år, var søn af Albert og Rose Leblanc, Montreal, Provinsen Quebec, Canada. (Kilde: CWGC)

"The RAF attacked  Kiel on the night before September 16 1944. In connection with this bombing raid 2 Halifax-planes collided in the air over Als at 0105 hrs. The planes crashed north east of Elstrup, where fragments were scattered over an area of many square kilometres.
All 14 crew members on board perished - -" (FAF)
HAL NP719 crashed about here and HAL MZ915 crashed about here. More links at HAL NP719.
See Monuments 2019 * Memorial stone to this crew * Article in Danish with photos in JV + Translation.

Flying Officer (Navigator) Joseph Eduard Gerard Leblanc, 23, was the son of Albert and Rose Leblanc, of Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada. (Source: CWGC)
Le sacrifice et ton souvenir sont toujours vivants a notre memoire (The sacrifice and your remembrance live on for ever in our memory)  Translated by KK)