Joseph Raymond PollonSergeantR/250815#30 Operational Training Unit (RAF)Royal Canadian Air ForceJune 13, 1924 (Actual 1926)Clanwilliam, ManitobaMarch 16, 1943Winnipeg, Manitoba (#6 Recruiting Centre)Bethel, Manitoba18 (Actual age 16)5 feet, 10 inchesMediumGreyRed BrownSingleFarmingPresbyterianAndy Pollon (Father) Bethel, ManitobaMay 28, 194417Cambridge City Cemetery,Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Sec. B. Row D. Grave 20Sergeant 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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