Monthly Archives: November 2012

Leda Robineau (Malette)

Leda Robineau (Malette) was my grandmother.  She was born in about 1895, in Ripon (Labelle) Quebec.  She eventually married Leonel Robineau in 1914 in Montpelier , Quebec.  She died in February 1969. In the 1911 census, these were the family … Continue reading

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Rheal Robineau – The rest of the crew

There were 7 crew members on Rheal Robineau’s plane. When it was shot down in February 1944, Rheal and the other Gunner died, probably before the plane even crashed. The other five parachuted to earth (some just barely) and were … Continue reading

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Rheal Robineau – Post 3

    The original reports i read regarding the crash of Rheal’s plane during WWII implied that he survived the crash and later died in a German hospital.  This is apparently not the case.  After the war the RCAF did … Continue reading

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Rheal Robineau – Post # 2

In 1946, the RCAF , apparently made further investigations into the death of air crew members who had not returned.  The memo below, received from Archives Canada, indicates that further investigation was suggested.  The results of that investigation will be … Continue reading

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