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Robert Ernest Tod

In memory of:

Warrant Officer Class II Robert Ernest Tod

June 23, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

R/91742

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

75 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Medal

Additional Information


Born:

February 19, 1920
St. Vital, Manitoba

Enlistment:

January 30, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Alexander and Mary Edith Tod, of St. Vital, Manitoba.

Twin brother of Warrant Officer Class II Richard Douglas, who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 220 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MEDEMBLIK GENERAL CEMETERY
Netherlands

Grave Reference:

Grave 249.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Document– Press release DFM found in service file
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Robert Tod– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– News Clipping from the Moose Jaw Times Herald date Saturday, June 26, 1943
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Robert Ernest Tod is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Warrant Officer Class II Robert Ernest Tod is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Details of their last flight.
  • Gravestone of Robert E. Tod– Gravestone of Robert E. Tod
  • Grave Marker

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