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Leading Aircraftman Edward Kitchener “Ted” McMichael

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Leading Aircraftman Edward Kitchener “Ted” McMichael

Birth
Seaforth, Huron County, Ontario, Canada
Death
26 Mar 1943 (aged 27)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Ottawa, Ottawa Municipality, Ontario, Canada

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

Plot
Panel 2. Column 5.
Memorial ID
18428176 View Source

[**Note:-http://ottawamemorialproject.org/men/Edward-McMichael.html
This is Ted's story. The full story of Norseman 2481 can be found in the book "Quietus: Last Flight", by Anne Gafiuk.]

Norseman IV (#2481) aircraft, which had taken flight from Ketchikan in Alaska to return three American U.S.O. (United Service Organizations) concert performers to Annette Island, encountered a sudden snow squall while attempting to land near the Annette Island base; the four air crewmen and three U.S.O. civilians perished when the aircraft crashed into the sea, six miles north-west of Annette Island, near Warburton Island.
The casualties of this accident were:-
Squadron Leader Fred Burpee CURRY,
Flight Lieutenant Ian MacMillan DOWLING,
Leading Aircraftman Edward Kitchener MacMICHAEL ,
Flight Lieutenant Ernest Bunting STAPLEFORD,
Miss Maxine (MARCH) GLOECKNER (U.S.O),
Miss Adelaide J. (ROY) KAISER (U.S.O.) and
Miss Christine STREET (U.S.O).

Military Service-
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: R/78654
Age: 27
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
115 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron (Annette Island, Alaska)

Son of Garfield and Louise McMichael; husband of Hazel A. McMichael of Goderich, Ontario, Canada.

Leading Aircraftman Edward Kitchener McMichael is commemorated on Page 192 of Canada's Second World War Book of Remembrance.

[**Note:-http://ottawamemorialproject.org/men/Edward-McMichael.html
This is Ted's story. The full story of Norseman 2481 can be found in the book "Quietus: Last Flight", by Anne Gafiuk.]

Norseman IV (#2481) aircraft, which had taken flight from Ketchikan in Alaska to return three American U.S.O. (United Service Organizations) concert performers to Annette Island, encountered a sudden snow squall while attempting to land near the Annette Island base; the four air crewmen and three U.S.O. civilians perished when the aircraft crashed into the sea, six miles north-west of Annette Island, near Warburton Island.
The casualties of this accident were:-
Squadron Leader Fred Burpee CURRY,
Flight Lieutenant Ian MacMillan DOWLING,
Leading Aircraftman Edward Kitchener MacMICHAEL ,
Flight Lieutenant Ernest Bunting STAPLEFORD,
Miss Maxine (MARCH) GLOECKNER (U.S.O),
Miss Adelaide J. (ROY) KAISER (U.S.O.) and
Miss Christine STREET (U.S.O).

Military Service-
Rank: Leading Aircraftman
Service Number: R/78654
Age: 27
Force: Air Force
Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
115 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron (Annette Island, Alaska)

Son of Garfield and Louise McMichael; husband of Hazel A. McMichael of Goderich, Ontario, Canada.

Leading Aircraftman Edward Kitchener McMichael is commemorated on Page 192 of Canada's Second World War Book of Remembrance.


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