Flying Officer James Mcveigh (MAC) FLOOD

Male 1922 - 1944


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  • Name  Flying Officer James Mcveigh (MAC) FLOOD 
    Title  Flying Officer 
    Born  19 Jun 1922  Cochrane, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Aug 1944  Dieppe, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I704  Descendants of Tobias KELLY
    Last Modified  19 Jun 2012 

    Father  James Michael FLOOD,   b. 30 Jun 1889, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1955, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nora Irene MCDONNELL,   b. 15 May 1893, Rama Twp., Ontario Co. North, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1963, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  02 Jul 1917  St. Anthony's Church, Toronto Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID  F130  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • Flying Officer, James McVeigh Flood, was known as Mac. While in the RCAF, in WWII, his plane was shot down, over France, at a small town called Aufe. The local mayor a man named Bataille, helped resue his body before the plane burned and buried James in the mayor's family plot. In the early 50's his remains were transferred to the air force cemetery, near Dieppe, in the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, (Hautot-Sur-Mer) , in Seine-Maritime, France. His service number was J/35208, and he was a pilot in the 421st. Sqdn.

      His name appears on the Cenotpath, in Hearst, Ontario, where he was raised.

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] Archives of Ont. --Deaths, MS944_6, 704397..
      Flood, James McViegh , Pilot R.C.A.F, born June 19, 1922, date of death; Aug. 26, 1944. presumed killed during air operations, reconnsisance flight, over France. Biville la Baignard near Rouyn.

    2. [S27] archives of Ont. --marriages, MS932_409.
      Irene Norah McDonnell, age 24, of Toronto, born Uptergrove, daug. of Michael McDonnell & Margaret Moffatt, married Michael James Flood, age 28, mechanic, of Cochrane Ont., born Uptergrove, Ont. s/o Michael Flood & Rose Ann McVeigh July 2, 1917


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