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RCAF Station Yarmouth 113 Squadron RCAF June 1, 1942 On June 1, 1942 BW Hudson 631 Mark III aircraft of 113 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron out of RCAF Station Yarmouth (West Camp) went missing near the mouth of the Bay of Fundy ( Yarmouth, Digby Gut, Grand Manan) while on anti- submarine patrol. The four crew members were listed as missing, lost at sea.
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Operational Anti-Submarine Patrol June 1, 1942
Name: Trask O’Neil Johnson Service No: J/9235 Rank: Pilot Officer Service: 113 Squadron RCAF Date of Death: June 1, 1942 Age at Death: 27 Memorial: Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada Son of Eugene and Edna Johnson; husband of Ann B. Johnson, of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Crew
Name: John Roderick McPherson Service No: R/101638 Rank: Sergeant Service: 113 Squadron RCAF Date of Death: June 1, 1942 Age at Death: 25 Memorial: Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada Son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter McPherson, Winnipeg
Name: Joffre Kitchener McDonald Service No: R/86943 Rank: Sergeant Service: 113 Squadron RCAF Date of Death: June 1, 1942 Age at Death: 26 Memorial: Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada Son of Mrs. M. S. McDonald, Fleming, Saskatchewan
Name: Charles Leonard Scholey Service No: R/94763 Rank: Sergeant Service: 113 Squadron RCAF Date of Death: June 1, 1942 Age at Death: 31 Memorial: Ottawa Memorial, Ontario, Canada Son of Charles Joseph and Edith Scholey, of Ryerson, Saskatchewan
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