In memory of

Flight Sergeant

Fred Aten Marean

who died on 12 Mar 1943

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flight Sergeant
  Service number R107744
  Date of death 19430312
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  R107744 Flight Sergeant (No. 78 Squadron RAF pilot) Fred Aten Marean (b.1919) of Regina was KIA 19430312 and is buried at Uden war cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Marean's Halifax was shot down by a fighter on his 16th mission and crashed at Grafwegen, Germany, during a raid on Essen. He was the son of Frederick Albert and Dorcas G. (Aten) Marean who came from Iowa to a farm south of Wilcox in 1906, moving to the Estlin area in 1919. Fred Jr. was born at Wilcox, graduated from Boyle school, Balfour Tech, Regina, and Success business college, and was pumping gas at McDougall's service station when he was called up for NRMA service at Regina early in 1941. He transferred to the RCAF at Winnipeg, Manitoba, three months later.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Uden war cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands    

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  Honour roll location(s) Estlin
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  Geo-memorial Marean Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 57.6167°N / 105.4833°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74H11
  Geo-memorial details Southwest of Close Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19191008
  Place of birth Wilcox    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19410312
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation service station attendant
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