In memory of

Flying Officer

Peter John Leboldus

who died on 13 Feb 1943

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 418 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Flying Officer
  Service number J15034
  Date of death 19430213
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  J15034 Flying Officer No. 418 City of Edmonton Squadron RCAF observer) Peter John Leboldus (b.1917) of Montréal, Québec, was KIA 19430213 and is buried at Grandcourt war cemetery east of Dieppe, Seine-Maritime, France. Leboldus' Douglas Boston fighter was shot down during night operations. Peter was educated at Vibank and Balfour Tech, Regina, worked as a mechanic for John Deere at Yorkton for three years, and was an electrician and painter for Haliburton & White at Montréal when he enlisted there in 1940.

One Leboldus boy survived war service, but two of Peter's brothers Martin and John also perished while with the RCAF. They were the sons of John, a hardware and implement dealer, and Regina (Weisberg) Leboldus. Regina was the Silver Cross Mother in 1955.
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  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 127 - Francis
  Cemetery or memorial location Grandcourt war cemetery, Seine-Maritime, France    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
Yorkton
Vibank
  Geo-memorial Leboldus Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 56.25°N / 107.85°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74B4
  Geo-memorial details East of Frobisher Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19171024
  Place of birth Vibank    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19400413
  Place of enlistment Montréal, Québec    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Montréal, Québec    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation electrician
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