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Hubert James Mouland
Hubert James Mouland Sergeant R/176899 Royal Canadian Air Force 408 Squadron July 31, 1924 Sydney, NS August 21, 1942 January 3, 1944 19 Runnymede Memorial Panel 256 Commemorated on page 400 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 27 Hubert James Mouland was the son of Adam and Thurza Mouland, of Sydney, NS. After enlisting with the RCAF he trained in Canada until August, 1943 when he went overseas. He joined RCAF 408 Squadron on January 1, 1944. Lancaster LL 631 “G” of RCAF 408 Squadron (based at RCAF Station Leeming) and its crew of seven were reported missing from operations over Berlin on the night of January 2/3. It was determined post war that the aircraft exploded and crashed approximately fifteen miles south of Berlin. Five members of the crew survived; however, the pilot, Flight Sergeant D. E. Hilker, and Sergeant Mouland, who was acting as Air Gunner, were killed.