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ASKEW, J R - Flight Sergeant

Flight Sergeant
JOHN RUSKIN (J R) ASKEW

  • Canadian Fallen Soldier - Flight Sergeant JOHN RUSKIN ASKEW
  • Flight Sergeant
    JOHN RUSKIN (J R) ASKEW

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    JOHN RUSKIN (J R) ASKEW
    22 May 1919
    R/134417
    Flight Sergeant
    Royal Canadian Air Force
    28 January 1943
    Killed when his bomber crashed into a hill
    23 years
    RIPON CEMETERY
    World War II
  • Flight Sergeant JOHN RUSKIN ASKEW's Story

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    28 January 1943 - RIPON CEMETERY | Age: 23 years
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Interesting Facts

  • Promoted FS poshumously, effective 17 Jan 43, eleven days prior to death.

    Born on his father`s farm near Cartwright, MB. East Mountain PS and Cartwright HS. Farmoing when he enl Winnipeg Oct 41. Trained at Paulson, Saskatoon, Mountainview. Overseas Aug 1942 as Sgt. Air Gunner on Halifax that crashed near Mukor, Yorkshire. Promoted poshumously to Fligfht Sergeant. Surv parents, Mr. Mrs. WRE Askew, Cartwright, MB., Bro FS George W. RCAF reported MIA 25 Jul 43 over Essen.

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Fallen Comrades of the Royal Canadian Air Force


Fallen Soldiers buried in RIPON CEMETERY