Français | Follow us on: Canadian Fallen Soldiers Twitter AccountCanadian Fallen Soldiers Facebook AccountCanadian Fallen Soldiers Pinterest Account
EASTON, H R - Sergeant (Air Observer)

Sergeant (Air Observer)
HERBERT ROBINSON (H R) EASTON

  • Canadian Fallen Soldier - Sergeant (Air Observer) HERBERT ROBINSON EASTON
  • Sergeant (Air Observer)
    HERBERT ROBINSON (H R) EASTON

    Media | Images | Documents | Français

    HERBERT ROBINSON (H R) EASTON
    11 September 1916
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    R/56846
    1 June 1940
    Sergeant (Air Observer)
    Royal Canadian Air Force
    Royal Air Force
    8 April 1941
    Lost on mission over Germany
    24 years
    RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL
    World War II
  • Sergeant (Air Observer) HERBERT ROBINSON EASTON's Story

  • Born
    11 September 1916 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Enlisted
    1 June 1940 | Age: 23 years
    Buried
    8 April 1941 - RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL | Age: 24 years
  • Share this

  • Do you have information, photos or documents that would improve this profile? If so, please use the link below to send us those improvements or corrections.
  • Submit Information / Corrections

Interesting Facts

  • Born in Winnipeg, MB. Winnipeg Public School and Daniel McIntyre Collegiate. Active in rowing, soccer, golf. Fine singer and dramatist. Sang in many Gilbert and Sullivan productions and in Knox United Church and Maryland United Church choirs at different times. Enl. June 1940. Was one of the first observer graduates of the British Empire Training Plan. Went overseas with batch of fifty graduates and quickly joined the RAF, giving up the chance to remain in Canada as an instructor. Was part of the group entertained by HM the Queen at Windsor Castle. When he went missing he had been owed four days' leave but had postponed them because of the pressing need for aircrew. He was unmarried and surv. by parents, Mr. Mrs. John Easton of Winnipeg.

Images

Click the image to view in your browser, or the Download button to save it to your computer.

Fallen Soldiers from Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada

Fallen Comrades of the Royal Canadian Air Force


Fallen Soldiers buried in RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL