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Sergeant Donald Joseph Maskill

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Sergeant Donald Joseph Maskill

Birth
Marion, Marion County, Ohio, USA
Death
15 Jan 1942 (aged 26)
Marham, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England
Burial
Marham, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough, Norfolk, England
Plot
War Graves Plot. Grave 13.
Memorial ID
142515269 View Source

1942 March Quarter death registration-
Name: Maskill, Donald J.---Age: 26
District: Downham [Volume & Page: 4b & 691]

Six aircrew members, flying on one of 115 Squadon's Vickers Wellington bombers based at RAF Marham, perished when their aircraft crashed at Marham's aerodrome.
The casualties of this Wellington accident were-
RAF Sergeant Ronald Frederick BISHOP,
RAFVR Sergeant Donald Hewett FAITH,
RAFVR Flight Sergeant Sidney Carl LESTER,
RCAF Flight Sergeant Donald Joseph MASKILL,
RAFVR Sergeant Stanley Arthur ORFORD and
RAF Sergeant Robert Miller SHAW.

From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial-
Military Service:-
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Trade: Pilot
Service Number: R/67931
Age: 26
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Division: 115 RAF Squadron (MOTTO: 'Despite The Elements')

He enlisted in August 1940, receiving his RCAF wings in July 1941.

Son of Robert Joseph and Lucille Hamilton Maskill of Marion, Ohio, USA.

Sergeant Donald Joseph Maskill is commemorated on Page 94 of Canada's Second World War Book of Remembrance.

1942 March Quarter death registration-
Name: Maskill, Donald J.---Age: 26
District: Downham [Volume & Page: 4b & 691]

Six aircrew members, flying on one of 115 Squadon's Vickers Wellington bombers based at RAF Marham, perished when their aircraft crashed at Marham's aerodrome.
The casualties of this Wellington accident were-
RAF Sergeant Ronald Frederick BISHOP,
RAFVR Sergeant Donald Hewett FAITH,
RAFVR Flight Sergeant Sidney Carl LESTER,
RCAF Flight Sergeant Donald Joseph MASKILL,
RAFVR Sergeant Stanley Arthur ORFORD and
RAF Sergeant Robert Miller SHAW.

From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial-
Military Service:-
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Trade: Pilot
Service Number: R/67931
Age: 26
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
Division: 115 RAF Squadron (MOTTO: 'Despite The Elements')

He enlisted in August 1940, receiving his RCAF wings in July 1941.

Son of Robert Joseph and Lucille Hamilton Maskill of Marion, Ohio, USA.

Sergeant Donald Joseph Maskill is commemorated on Page 94 of Canada's Second World War Book of Remembrance.


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THE ONE WE LOVED
WAS CALLED AWAY.
BUT IN OUR HEARTS
HE LIVETH STILL.


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