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    Default 470225 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25 - 02 -1947

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    470225 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25 - 02 -1947

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    CANADA
    FROUD, Robert E. - LAC - R/221892 - RCAF.
    Ottawa Cremation Memorial, Ontario, Canada.

    JAPAN
    DODD, Robert Edward Hebburton - LAC - 84248 - RAAF.
    Yokohama War Cemetery, Japan.

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    JAPAN.

    84248 LAC Robert Edward Hebburton DODD RAAF.

    84248 LAC Robert Edward Hebburton DODD RAAF (No.111 Mobile Fighter Control, Iwakuni, Japan), was killed in a ground accident at RAAF Iwakuni, Japan, on 25 February, 1947.

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    Froud had been discharged on medical grounds in June 1945. No clear details of what medical cause but probably just an unfortunate young man. He appears to have been in the aircrew training regime, but medically unable to complete. Gleaned from a browse of his service file on ancestry.com
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
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    Default Re: 470225 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25 - 02 -1947

    Hello,

    Further to the death of 84248 LAC Robert Edward Hebburton DODD RAAF:

    LAC Dodd RAAF, a Radio Tele Operator, was killed when he was accidentally electrocuted when off duty. He made contact with a high tension electrical circuit when he was in the electrical transformer room, where he came in contact with a cable carrying a high tension current and was killed instantly.

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    Default Re: 470225 - Unaccounted Airmen - 25 - 02 -1947

    ame: Robert Edward Froud
    Death Date: 25/02/1947 (25 Feb 1947)
    Rank: L A C
    Unit: Royal Canadian Air Force
    Service Number: R.221892
    Cemetery: Remains cremated and ashes scattered on Pacific Ocean
    Burial Place: Canada


    Death due to Pulmonary tuberculous in Los Angeles USA - marked as Death due to service

    Robert Edward Froud
    in the Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948 on Ancestry

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