In memory of

Flying Officer

Frederick Charles Eastley

who died on 9 Aug 1944

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 640 Squadron, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flying Officer
  Service number J25548
  Date of death 19440809
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  J25548 Flying Officer (No. 640 Squadron RAF navigator) Frederick Charles Eastley (b.1917) of Regina was KIA 19440809 and is buried at Guemicourt churchyard west of Amiens, Somme, France. Eastley's Halifax was lost during a daylight raid on Les Landesvieilles et Neuves [sic]. He was was the son of Frederick Thomas and Alice Julia (White) Eastley who came from Loddiswell, Devon, England, to homestead NW16-6-5-W3 in the Theresa northeast of Glentworth. Fred Jr. was born on the farm and educated at New Hope, Lafleche and Balfour Tech, Regina. He was working as a bookkeeper for the Wheat Pool when he enlisted at Regina in 1941.
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  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Guemicourt churchyard, Somme, France    

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  Honour roll location(s) Glentworth
  Geo-memorial Eastley Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 57.8667°N / 109.4833°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74F14
  Geo-memorial details The family has installed a memorial marker at Eastley Lake northwest of Patterson Lake.
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  Date of birth 19171112
  Place of birth Glentworth    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410924
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
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