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O'LEARY, O A - Pilot Officer

Pilot Officer
OWEN ARTHUR (O A) O'LEARY

  • Canadian Fallen Soldier - Pilot Officer OWEN ARTHUR O
  • Pilot Officer
    OWEN ARTHUR (O A) O'LEARY

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    OWEN ARTHUR (O A) O'LEARY
    1 July 1918
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J/17836
    15 July 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario, CA
    Cashier at Golf Course / Student
    Pilot Officer
    Royal Canadian Air Force
    18 August 1943
    Presumed to have been killed during air operations
    25 years
    POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY
    Coll. grave 5. D. 10.
    World War II
  • Pilot Officer OWEN ARTHUR O'LEARY's Story

  • Born
    1 July 1918 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Occupation
    Worked as a Cashier at Golf Course / Student prior to enlisting.
    Enlisted
    15 July 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario | Age: 23 years
    Buried
    18 August 1943 - POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY | Age: 25 years
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Interesting Facts

  • Son of M. Grattan O'Leary and Mary McKenna of Ottawa, ON. Pilot Officer O'Leary was considered extremely bright, according to his Air Force Interview Report. His father was the Local Editor of the Ottawa Journal. His hobbies included recreational sports (hockey, golf, softball, football and ping pong) and playing the piano. Attended St. Pat's College's Accounting Program prior to enlisting in 1941.

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Fallen Soldiers from Ottawa Ontario, Canada

Fallen Comrades of the Royal Canadian Air Force


Fallen Soldiers buried in POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY