Jacques Desjardins had written a tribute to his uncle Albert Dugal. What he had written in French was so touching that I had told him it had to be translated in English.
Jacques had a cousin who did just that…!
Her name is Thérèse Kirouac. She too wanted to pay homage to her uncle…
I would like to talk to you about my uncle, Flight Sergeant J. J-B. Albert Dugal, member of l’Escadron 425 Les Alouettes during the last World War. He died on March 3, 1943 during a bombing mission on Hamburg; he was the «bomb aimer» during this mission.
I never knew my uncle, as I was born 11 months after he passed away. My grandmother and my mother, his sister, kept his memory alive for me. He was that brave hero who sacrificed his life for his country and liberty. But who was he exactly?
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