Unknown Pilot

From Eugène Gagnon’s collection.

This is not Eugène Gagnon.

Only a name found at the back…


Gilles Poudrette


Gilles Poudrette

Only a name just like Eugène Gagnon was just a name back in 2010.

Just a name… 

I wonder who is Gilles Poudrette.

I wonder if this is Gilles Poudrette…


In memory of
Leading Aircraftman


who died on October 23, 1943

Military Service:

  • Service Number: R/104609
  • Age: 21
  • Force: Air Force
  • Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Division: 432 Sqdn.

Additional Information:

Son of Mr. and Mrs. O. Poudrette, of West Sherbrooke, Province of Quebec, Canada.



3 thoughts on “Unknown Pilot

  1. Came across this while looking for something else. CWGC screwed up on his grave marker and on their site. His name was Gilles, not Gillies. RCAF Casualty Lists have him as “Gilles”, died of injuries sustained on active service overseas.

  2. No. But from the designation “died on active service” it wasn’t war related. LACs weren’t aircrew. Maybe a traffic accident? You can get his file from the LAC in Ottawa. Free.

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