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MARCUS, John Joseph

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Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Material Format
textual record
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Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
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Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Material Format
textual record
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Date of Birth
1912
Date of Death
December 28, 1943
Place of Burial
Bath, Somerset, England
Cemetery
Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery
Age at Time of Death
32
Enlistment No.
J-9287
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Unit
Royal Canadian Air Force
Notes
Flight Lieutenant John Joseph Marcus, R.C.A.F., of Montreal, was officially reported killed on active service on December 28, 1943. He was buried in Haycombe Cemetery in Bath, England. Flight Lieutenant Marcus served from 1930 to 1937 aboard the H.M.C.S. Saguenay and the H.M.C.S. Champlain with the Royal Canadian Navy and from 1937 to 1940 with the Canadian merchant marine before enlisting in the air force at Montreal in 1940. He graduated from Mountain View, Ontario, in December 1941 and was awarded the Silver Wing for heading his gunnery class. He went overseas the following month and was attached to the R.A.F. On October 1, 1942, he was promoted to flying officer.
Subjects
World War II
Record Source
Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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