Pte. John Hailen LAPORTE

Pte. John Hailen LAPORTE

Male 1919 - 1944  (25 years)

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  • Name John Hailen LAPORTE 
    Prefix Pte. 
    Born 8 Jan 1919  Fort Coulonge, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 15 Jan 1919  Fort Coulonge, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    WWII service 8 Aug 1942  Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Attestation #C119501 
    Occupation 8 Aug 1942 
    Ferryman 
    WWII service 3 Feb 1944  , , , Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Paratroups 1st Canadian Special Service Batt; killed in action of massive chest wound from air burst 
    Died 3 Feb 1944  , , , Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Anzio, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Beach Head War Cemetery
    Anzio
    Italy 
    Person ID I39164591  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2021 

  • Documents
    Canadian Virtual War Memorial - Pte. John Hailen Laporte (with photo)
    Canadian Virtual War Memorial - Pte. John Hailen Laporte (with photo)
    https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2373424?John%20Hailan%20Laporte
    Laporte, Pte. John Hailen photo
    Laporte, Pte. John Hailen photo
    Newspaper clipping from the scrapbook collection of Lena Byce
    Laporte, Pte. John Hailen obituary
    Laporte, Pte. John Hailen obituary
    The Ottawa Journal, Feb 18, 1944 p. 9

    Headstones
    Memorial Dedicated to WWI & WWII casualties, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lapasse, ON
    Memorial Dedicated to WWI & WWII casualties, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lapasse, ON
    Photographed by Fay Bennett

  • Notes  WWII service:
    • died instantly from air burst

  • Sources 
    1. [S451108] '"BMD-Quebec Vital & Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1968", Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.Original data - Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Institut Généalogique Drouin.Original data: Gabriel Drouin, comp. Drouin Collection. Montreal, Quebec).