Gordon Douglas Scott1,2

M, #8924, b. 15 August 1921, d. 7 September 1943
Father*Robert Sparling Scott3,2 b. 12 May 1898, d. 24 Aug 1979
Mother*Myrtle Ann Cunningham3,2 b. 26 Oct 1898, d. 15 Nov 1989
Last Edited17 Aug 2020
     He was born on 15 August 1921 at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.4,2
     He died on 7 September 1943 at England at age 22 in a flying accident.3,2 Gordon Douglas Scott was buried on 21 October 1943 at Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery, Somerset, England.5,2
     
Military Service

     Gordon Douglas Scott began military service on 10 November 1941 at the age of 20 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, joining the R.C.A.F..3,2 On 12 December 1941 at Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, Gordon Douglas Scott wrote his will leaving all to his mother, Myrtle Ann Scott.2
     On 22 January 1943 he was promoted to Spec T/Sgt. He embarked overseas from New York on Mar 9, 1943, arriving in England on Mar 17, 1943. From July 22, 1943 he was paid as a Flight Sgt.2 T/Sgt. Gordon Douglas Scott ended his military service on 7 September 1943 reported missing after a night flying exercise. This status was updated to "Killed" on Oct 23, 1943. His "body recovered from sea at Freshwater past Pembrokeshire, England.
End of Military Service section.2

     Flight Sergeant Gordon Douglas Scott was commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
In Memory of
Flight Sergeant Air Bomber Gordon Douglas Scott

R/140573, Royal Canadian Air Force who died on 07 September 1943 Age 22

Son of Sparling and Myrtle Scott, of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada.

Remembered with Honour
Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery.6

     In the obituary of Sparling Robert Scott who died 24 August 1979, his son, Gordon Scott was listed as predeceased.7
     In the obituary of Marjory Irene Scott who died 11 August 1987, her brother, Gordon Scott was listed as predeceased.8
     In the obituary of Myrtle Scott who died 15 November 1989, Gordon Scott was listed as predeceased.9

Citations

  1. [S19] Interview with Lorrie Ellen Moffat (Saskatoon, SK), by Rick Moffat. Rick Moffat (Mesa, Arizona, USA), Killed in WW2.
  2. [S2604] Second World War Service Files: Canadian Armed Forces War Dead, online Search: Service Files of the Second World War – War Dead, 1939-1947, Flight Sergeant Gordon Douglas Scott. Hereinafter cited as WWI Cdn War Dead.
  3. [S112] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page. Hereinafter cited as CWGC.
  4. [S112] CWGC, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, Died at age 22.
  5. [S112] CWGC, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, Grave Reference: H. Row B. Grave 257.
  6. [S112] CWGC, online Commonwealth War Graves Commission Home Page, Flight Sergeant GORDON DOUGLAS SCOTT.
  7. [S10671] Deaths: Scott, Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 25 Aug 1979, Page 45 (D5), column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Sparling Robert Scott. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  8. [S10672] Deaths: Watson, Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 14 Aug 1987, Page 27, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Marjory Irene Watson née Scott. Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.
  9. [S10670] Deaths: Scott, Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 17 Nov 1989, Page 35, column 3 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Myrtle SCOTT nee Cunningham, 1898-1989 (Aged 91). Hereinafter cited as Star-Phoenix.

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M, #8926
Last Edited2 Nov 2008

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Citations

  1. [S442] Unknown author, June (Scott) Hornseth via Lorrie Ellen (Scott) Moffat (n.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date).

Bonnie Lyn Eckroth1,2

F, #8936, b. 13 August 1953, d. 30 October 2000
Father*H Lloyd Eckroth3 b. 25 Oct 1929, d. 13 Feb 2001
Last Edited20 Nov 2018
     She was born on 13 August 1953 at Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.1,2
     She died on 30 October 2000 at Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at age 47.3,2
     The following selected information is extracted from her obituary. Her husband, H Lloyd Eckroth was referenced but not by name.2
     See the footnotes below for a link to her on-line obituary that appeared Calgary Herald published in Calgary, Alberta, 1 November 2000 .2

Citations

  1. [S19] Interview with Lorrie Ellen Moffat (Saskatoon, SK), by Rick Moffat. Rick Moffat (Mesa, Arizona, USA), Photo -- Bonnie Lyn at 3 months 3 weeks, taken in Medicine Hat.
  2. [S8404] Deaths: Eckroth, The Calgary Herald, Calgary, AB, Nov 1, 2000, Page 69, column 2 viewed at Newspapers.com, Obituary: Bonnie Lyn (Bon) Eckroth. Hereinafter cited as Calgary Herald.
  3. [S19] Interview, Lorrie Ellen Moffat.