In memory of

Flight Lieutenant

Gordon Ward Mason

who died on 31 May 1943

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 60 Operational Training Unit, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flight Lieutenant
  Service number J4105
  Date of death 19430531
  Cause of death died in a training accident
Narrative history
  J4105 Flight Lieutenant (RCAF pilot) Gordon Ward Mason (b.1917) of Regina died 19430531 and is buried at St. Michael churchyard, Ercall Magna northeast of Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. Mason had already completed an operational tour when his Mosquito collided with a Spitfire over Shrewsbury while on a training flight from No. 60 Operational Training Unit. He was the son of Allan James, an insurance agent, and Harriet Agnes (Weller) Mason and left a wife Grayce Margaret (Pettigrew) at Trenton, Hastings Co., Ontario. Gordon was born at Earl Grey, educated at Victoria and Davin schools and Central collegiate and was a clerk for British American Oil when he enlisted at Regina in 1940. His brother Fred also served in the RCAF.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location St Michael churchyard, Ercall Magna, Shropshire, England    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Mason Bay, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 55.6167°N / 104.6333°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 73P10
  Geo-memorial details In French Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19170119
  Place of birth Earl Grey    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19400701
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
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