09.08.1944 182 Squadron Typhoon Ib MN694 F/O. William J. Kasubeck
Date: 9th August 1944 (Wednesday)
Unit: No. 182 Squadron
Type: Hawker Typhoon MkIB
Base: ALG B.6 Coulombs, Normandy. (Advanced Landing Ground)
Location: Clécy, France
Pilot: F/O. William James Kasubeck R/29254 - J/29254 RCAF Age 23. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Flying low-level defensive patrols and intruder missions over occupied France. Probably shot down by anti aircraft guns.
Powerview-Pine Falls War Memorial - originally erected by the Abitibi Power and Paper Company in memory of their employees who lost their lives during WW2. William Kasubeck was employed by them prior to service. This was later restored with help from the Veterans Affairs Canada.
Initially buried at Saint Rémy.
F/O. William James Kasubeck. Bayeux War Cemetery, Basse-Normandie, France Plot: XV. M. 26. Born on the 8th August 1921, the son of John James Kasubeck and Genevieve Kasubeck, of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.
Researched carried out by Michel Beckers for Aircrew Remembered - July 2016. With thanks to Gordon Goldsborough for Powerview-Pine Falls War Memorial and George Stephane Fraser for photo of grave. Others from the Michel Beckers collection.