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Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen

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Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen

Birth
Lethbridge, Lethbridge Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Death
23 May 1942 (aged 19)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Panel 1. Column 5.
Memorial ID
18427913 View Source


R/103709 Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen.
The Royal Canadian Air Force.
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner

Aged 19.
Son of Emil Engemoen and Mabel C. Engemoen, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


He was the Wireless Operator / Air Gunner of a Lockheed Hudson 111A FH 233, of 44 Group, Ferry Command, that was being delivered to Britain, when it crashed into the sea in Donegal Bay off the coast of County Sligo, Ireland, at 11.30am on 23 May 1942.

His body, and that of Kenneth Busbridge Dyer, were not recovered.

The body of the pilot, Flight Lieutenant James Constabaris was washed ashore on the opposite side of Donegal Bay, near Killybegs, on 29 May 1942. In accordance with the usual practice, the Irish authorities transferred his body to Northern Ireland.

The crew comprised
Flt.Lt. James Constabaris
Pilot
P.O. Kenneth Busbridge Dyer
Co-Pilot / Navigator
Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner



For further details, see
Lockheed Hudson FH233




R/103709 Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen.
The Royal Canadian Air Force.
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner

Aged 19.
Son of Emil Engemoen and Mabel C. Engemoen, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


He was the Wireless Operator / Air Gunner of a Lockheed Hudson 111A FH 233, of 44 Group, Ferry Command, that was being delivered to Britain, when it crashed into the sea in Donegal Bay off the coast of County Sligo, Ireland, at 11.30am on 23 May 1942.

His body, and that of Kenneth Busbridge Dyer, were not recovered.

The body of the pilot, Flight Lieutenant James Constabaris was washed ashore on the opposite side of Donegal Bay, near Killybegs, on 29 May 1942. In accordance with the usual practice, the Irish authorities transferred his body to Northern Ireland.

The crew comprised
Flt.Lt. James Constabaris
Pilot
P.O. Kenneth Busbridge Dyer
Co-Pilot / Navigator
Sergeant Donald Eugene Engemoen
Wireless Operator / Air Gunner



For further details, see
Lockheed Hudson FH233




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