In memory of

Squadron Leader

Lloyd Martin Linnell

who died on 29 Jan 1944

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 434 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Squadron Leader
  Service number J2934
  Date of death 19440129
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  J2934 Squadron Leader (No. 434 Bluenose Squadron pilot) Lloyd Martin Linnell (b.1917) of Morse was KIA 19440129 and is buried at Berlin 1939-45 war cemetery, Charlottenberg, Germany. Linnell's Halifax was shot down at Linde during a night raid on Berlin. He was the only son of Harold Martin and Christina Josephine Linnell who homesteaded NE4-6-6-W3 west of Glentworth, where Lloyd was born (Harold managed a lumber yard at Morse before retiring to Weyburn). Lloyd was educated at Twin Valley, Limerick, Moose Jaw and Morse and completed an aeronautics course at Balfour Tech before enlisting at Regina in 1940. He married Marion Elizabeth (Pearson) at Edmonton in 1942 and she and their son Robert Lloyd (Bob) later moved to Vancouver. Bob has produced a film for the Discovery Channel entitled "Warriors of the Night" featuring the role of Canadians in Bomber Command, including his father.
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  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 165 - Morse
  Cemetery or memorial location Berlin 1939-45 war cemetery, Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany    

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  Honour roll location(s) Stonehenge
Morse
Weyburn
  Geo-memorial Linnell Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.9833°N / 108.3167°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74N16
  Geo-memorial details North of Ena Lake.
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  Date of birth 19171127
  Place of birth Glentworth    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19400413
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Morse    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation student
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