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

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Citations

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

Bonnie Lyn Eckroth1,2

F, #8936, b. 13 August 1953, d. 30 October 2000
Father*H Lloyd Eckroth3 b. 25 Oct 1929, d. 13 Feb 2001
Last Edited20 Nov 2018
     Bonnie was born on 13 August 1953 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, CanadaG.1,2 She died on 30 October 2000 in Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaG, at age 47.3,2
     The following information is extracted from her obituary.2
     The following obituary appeared in the newspaper the Calgary Herald published in Calgary, Alberta 1 November 2000 :
ECKROTH
Bonnie Lyn (Bon) Eckroth passed away at the Foothills Hospital on October 30, 2000 at the age of 47 years. Bonnie Lyn was born in Medicine Hat on August 13. 1953. She started her formal education m Medicine Hat, completing it at Central Memorial High School m Calgary. Bonnie attended SAIT and went on to complete numerous management accounting and education programs in Calgary. Bonnie lived life to its fullest enjoying music, travel and being with friends and family. She will be greatly missed by her new puppy Mika and all of her family and friends. Bonnie Lyn is survived by her family, Mom and Dad, Leslie, Joanne, Ross and Patricia.

We love you Bonnie.

A Memorial Service to celebrate her return to her Lord and Saviour will be held at First Alliance Church (1201 Glenmore Trail S.W.) on Friday, November 3, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. To email expressions of sympathy: condolencesmcinnisandholloway.com, subject heading: Bonnie Lyn Eckroth. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate if memorial tributes be made directly to the ICU Units at the Rockyview General Hospital, 7007 14 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9, the Foothills Hospital Foundation, 1403 - 29 Street N.W.. Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, or the Peter Lougheed Hospital, 2500 - 26 Avenue N.E., Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6J4 or to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2G 3Y6. (Phone 403-264-5549). Arrangements in care of MclNNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, "Park Memorial Chapel", 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: 403-243-8200
Do not publish this since it is probably covered by copyright.2
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared in the newspaper the Calgary Herald published in Calgary, Alberta, 1 November 2000 .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. [S8899] Deaths: Eckroth, The Calgary Herald, Calgary, AB, Nov 1, 2000, Page 69, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com,, Obituary: Bonnie Lyn (Bon) Eckroth. Hereinafter cited as Calgary Herald.
  3. [S21] Interview, Lorrie Ellen Moffat.