In memory of

Leading Seaman

Robert McAfee

who died on 21 Apr 1945

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Navy
  Unit HMCS Queen
  Rank Leading Seaman
  Service number V32579
  Date of death 19450421
  Cause of death died of non-combat causes
Narrative history
  V32579 Leading Stoker (HMCS Queen) Robert McAfee (b.1923) of Regina died 19450401 at St. Michaels hospital, Lethbridge, Alberta, of pulmonary tuberculosis and is buried in the soldiers' plot at Regina cemetery. McAfee was en route to the west coast when he collapsed on a Trans Canada Airlines plane and was taken off at Lethbridge. He had served overseas on HMCS Givenchy and Stadacona. He was the son of John (a veteran of the Royal Irish Regimant) and Rebecca McAfee who came from Bushmills, Antrim, Ireland, in 1926. Robert was working as a bread wrapper for Westons when he enlisted at Regina three years to the day before his death. His brother Andrew served overseas with the Army.
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  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Regina cemetery    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
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Personal information
  Date of birth 19231112
  Place of birth Bushmills, Antrim, Ireland    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19420401
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation baker
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