Missing flyer reported killed

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Missing flyer reported killed

Description

Article concerning Sg Harold Moad previously reported missing is now reported as having lost his life. Gives some details of grave, enlistment and age. Mentions his brother is a prisoner of war. Contains full face b/w portrait. Two attached notes, one provides personal details of Harold, the other about his brother Calvin.

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One newspaper cutting

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IBCC Digital Archive

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PTansleyEH16020044

Transcription

Missing Flier Reported Killed

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Sgt. Harold Moad

Sgt. Harold Moad, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Moad, of Clanwilliam. is now reported as having lost his life on the raid from which he was reported missing Dec. 2, 1943. The information, which came from German sources through the International Red Cross, stated that he was buried at Trevin, near Berlin, Dec. 5, 1943.
Sgt. Moad enlisted in the R.C.A.F. in 1941, and later transferred to aircrew, graduating as an air gunner at Macdonald in December, 1942. He was 23 years of age. His brother, Calvin, is a prisoner of war in Germany

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FLIGHT SERGEANT HAROLD ALEXANDER MOAD.
R134973 [underlined] R.C.A.F. [/underlined] REAR GUNNER.
SON OF JOHN + ETHEL MOAD, ONE OF NINE CHILDREN (4 SONS + FIVE DAUGHTERS.)
BORN 1920 IN CLANWILLIAM, MANITOBA
16 DECEMBER
ONE OF THE MANY SMALL LAKES IN NORTH OF MANITOBA WAS NAMED “MOAD LAKE” IN HIS MEMORY.

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ONE OF HAROLD’S BROTHERS CALVIN 61923 ALSO IN RAF.
SHOT DOWN + P.O.W FOR 3 YEARS
AFTER HIS RELEASE HE MARRIED IN 1946, BUT SADLY DIED THE FOLLOWING YEAR

Citation

“Missing flyer reported killed,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 26, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/28459.

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