Ross Eveleigh Johnson J27232

September 7, 1922 - July 15, 1944

Ross Johnson Ross Johnson Ross Johnson Newspaper VM July 20 1944 Montreal

438 Squadron

Ross was the son of Frederick Ross and Elsie Irene Johnson of Westmount, Quebec. He had one younger sister. Ross was a student at McGill University, taking Commerce. Ross was fully bilingual and spoke some Spanish.

Mr. Johnson, a pilot in WWI, worked for J. C. McLaren Belting Company Limited. Many letters between the family and the RCAF were written on the company's letterhead.

Ross was killed when he was struck by fragments when an enemy shell exploded while he was a passenger in a 3-ton truck on an authorized run, 3.5 miles northwest of Caen, France. Fellow pilots Reid and Skelly were also on the truck and were injured.

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