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John Ionel


Ionel, John, Ormiston, Saskatchewan. Military Service: Sapper, 6th Company, Royal Canadian Engineers, shot to death on 11 June 1944 near Le Haut du Bosq, the regimental headquarters, at the order of SS Lieutenant Colonel Wilhelm Mohnke, Commander, 26th Panzer Regiment, 12th SS Panzer Division, “Hitler Youth”. See Conduct Unbecoming, 100-101.

Additional Biographical Information: See Canadian War Graves Commission. Buried at Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Cintheaux, France. Grave Reference: XXIII.G.5.