Gordon Douglas Scott1,2

M, #8924, b. 15 August 1921, d. 7 September 1943
Father*Robert Sparling Scott3,2 b. 12 May 1898, d. a 1970
Mother*Myrtle Ann Cunningham3,2 b. 26 Oct 1898, d. a 1970
Last Edited26 Sep 2018
     Gordon was born on 15 August 1921 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, CanadaG.4,2 He died on 7 September 1943 in EnglandG at age 22 in a flying accident.3,2 He was buried on 21 October 1943 in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery, Somerset, EnglandG.5,2

     Military Service:
     Gordon Douglas Scott began military service on 10 November 1941 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaG, joining the R.C.A.F.3,2 On 12 December 1941 in Brandon, Manitoba, CanadaG, Gordon Douglas Scott wrote his will leaving all to Myrtle Ann Scott.2 On 22 January 1943, he was promoted to Spec T/Sgt. He embarked overseas from New York on Mar 9, 1943, arriving in England on Mar 17, 1943. From July 22, 1943 he was paid as a Flight Sgt.2 T/Sgt Gordon Douglas Scott ended military service on 7 September 1943 reported missing after a night flying exercise. This status was updated to "Killed" on Oct 23, 1943. His "body recovered from sea at Freshwater past Pembrokeshire, England.
End of Military Service section.2

     Flight Sergeant Gordon Douglas Scott was commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
In Memory of
Flight Sergeant Air Bomber Gordon Douglas Scott

R/140573, Royal Canadian Air Force who died on 07 September 1943 Age 22

Son of Sparling and Myrtle Scott, of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

Remembered with Honour
Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.6

Citations

  1. [S21] Interview with Lorrie Ellen Moffat (Saskatoon, SK), by Rick Moffat. Rick Moffat (Mesa, Arizona, USA), Killed in WW2.
  2. [S2753] Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead, online Search: Service Files of the Second World War – War Dead, 1939-1947, Flight Sergeant Gordon Douglas Scott. Hereinafter cited as WWI Cdn War Dead.
  3. [S117] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page. Hereinafter cited as CWGC.
  4. [S117] CWGC, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, Died at age 22.
  5. [S117] CWGC, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, Grave Reference: H. Row B. Grave 257.
  6. [S117] CWGC, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, Flight Sergeant GORDON DOUGLAS SCOTT.

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M, #8926
Last Edited2 Nov 2008

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S469] Unknown author, June (Scott) Hornseth via Lorrie Ellen (Scott) Moffat (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Bonnie Lyn Eckroth1

F, #8936, b. 13 August 1953, d. 30 October 2000
Father*Lloyd Eckroth2 d. 13 Feb 2001
Last Edited12 Jun 2007
     Bonnie was born on 13 August 1953.1 She died on 30 October 2000 in Calgary, Alberta, CanadaG, at age 47.2

Citations

  1. [S21] Interview with Lorrie Ellen Moffat (Saskatoon, SK), by Rick Moffat. Rick Moffat (Mesa, Arizona, USA), Photo -- Bonnie Lyn at 3 months 3 weeks, taken in Medicine Hat.
  2. [S21] Interview, Lorrie Ellen Moffat.