Gerald Hector Galarneau

Gerald Hector Galarneau

Male 1918 - 2004  (85 years)

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  • Name Gerald Hector Galarneau 
    Born 20 Mar 1918  Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Feb 2004  Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0004  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2017 

    Father Hector D. (Joseph Hector) Galarneau,   b. 18 Jan 1893, Hull (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce),Québec,Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1987, Pine Lake, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Bertha Sophia Fornell,   b. 30 Aug 1896, Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1981, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1915  Minneapolis, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F0002  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lillian Frances Graven,   b. 18 Apr 1919,   d. 20 Aug 2006, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 10 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F0001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Gerald WWII
    Gerald WWII
    Gerald Galarneau in uniform
    Gerald Galarneau late 1930's
    Gerald Galarneau late 1930's
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    Documents
    Gerald Galarneau Obituary 2004
    Gerald Galarneau Obituary 2004

    Headstones
    Gerald Galarneau Headstone 2004
    Gerald Galarneau Headstone 2004

  • Notes 
    • WWII - 2nd Lt, Flight officer 44th Troop Carrier Squadron 316th Troop Carrier Group. Enlisted May 30, 1942 at Greenville, Mississippi Army Air Force. Enslistment shows as single without dependents, completed 4 years college and occuption "Bookkeepers and cashiers, except bank cashiers". Army Serial # 15081426.

      The 316th Troop Carrier Group, formed at Patterson Field, Ohio in early 1942, consisted of Headquarters, 36th, 37th, 44th, and 45th Squadrons. Staff sergeant pilots flew their C-47s in support of the British 8th Army across North Africa from Egypt to Tunisia, delivering supplies and pioneering in air evacuation. In July 1943 the Group dropped the 82nd Airborne Division into Sicily (operations HUSKY 1 and 2). In February 1944, the 316th moved to Cottesmore, England, its base for participating in the invasions of France (Normandy, D-Day), Holland (MARKET GARDEN), and Germany (VARSITY). After 30-months of overseas duty, the 316th Troop Carrier Group returned to the US in May 1945.