Wartime Heritage ASSOCIATION
Remembering World War II Joseph Raymond Pollon Royal Canadian Air Force
Joseph Raymond Pollon Sergeant R/250815 #30 Operational Training Unit (RAF) Royal Canadian Air Force June 13, 1924 (Actual 1926) Clanwilliam, Manitoba March 16, 1943 Winnipeg, Manitoba (#6 Recruiting Centre) Bethel, Manitoba 18 (Actual age 16) 5 feet, 10 inches Medium Grey Red Brown Single Farming Presbyterian Andy Pollon (Father) Bethel, Manitoba May 28, 1944 17 Cambridge City Cemetery,Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Sec. B. Row D. Grave 20 Sergeant Joseph Raymond Pollon went overseas disembarking in the United Kingdom on March 14, 1944. He was assigned to #30 Operational Training Unit on March 28, 1944. On May 28, 1944 Wellington DF 641 with a crew of seven, departed RAF Hixon, Staffordshire, England at 00:36 hrs. on a night training flight. The aircraft was loaded with practise bombs when it suffered structural failure and crashed near Lincoln, England. All seven members of the crew, including Sergeant Pollon, acting as air gunner, were killed.
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