Joseph D. R. Menard                                                                               Updated:  09 JAN 2012

Airman: e777370.htm Surname: Menard Init: JDR Rank: F/Sgt Service: RCAF Sqdn: 218

P_link: p118.htm Plane: STI W7613 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: Juvre Dyb at Rømø

Crash_d: d011042 Buried_d: e777 C_link: e777.htm At_Next: NO KNOWN

"På bombetogt mod Hearnwyk ved Lübeck (her) nedstyrtede et Stirling fly i Nordsøen den 1. oktober 1942. (Måske omkring her.) Alle 8 om bord omkom.
F/Lt Du Toit og Wing Commander Read blev indbragt fra Hviding (fundet måske omkring her) og begravet den 20. oktober 1942.
Sgt Parkinson inddrev ved Vejers strand (omkring her) og begravedes den 30. oktober 1942. - Den øvrige besætning har ingen kendt grav." (FAF)

Flight Sergeant Joseph Donat Romeo Menard var fra Canada.
Hans navn er på Panel 5, Column 2 på 191 på MALTA MEMORIAL. (Kilde: CWGC)

Fra STI W7613 er 3 flyvere begravet i Esbjerg og 5 flyvere har ingen kendt grav.


 8 flyvere.

On a bombing raid on Hearnwyk at Lübeck (here) a Stirling crashed into the North Sea on 1 October 1942. (Maybe about here.) All 8 on board perished.
F/Lt Du Toit and Wing Commander Read were taken from Hviding (found maybe about here) to Esbjerg and buried on 20 October 1942.
Sgt Parkinson drifted ashore at Vejers (about here) and was buried on 30 October 1942. - The rest of the crew have no known graves. (Source: FAF)

Flight Sergeant Joseph Donat Romeo Menard was from Canada.
He is commemorated on the
MALTA MEMORIAL, Panel 5, Column 2. (Source: CWGC)

3 airmen from STI W7613 were buried in Esbjerg, and 5 others have no known graves.

See Bomber Command No. 218 Squadron and 218 (Gold Coast) Squadron Association. This Stirling took off from RAF Downham Market. Lost Bombers has this.

8 airmen.