In memory of

Flight Sergeant

Reginald Milton McEachern

who died on 21 Oct 1943

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 20 Operational Training Unit, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flight Sergeant
  Service number R155911
  Date of death 19431021
  Cause of death died in a training accident
Narrative history
  R155911 Flight Sergeant (No. 20 Operational Training Unit RCAF navigator) Reginald Milton McEachern (b.1913) of Regina died 19431021 and is buried at St. Olaf's cemetery, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland. McEachern perished when he and his crewmates had to crash land their Wellington bomber at sea off Carlisle during a training exercise. He was the son of Ewart Currie, a teacher, and Sarah Isabel (Hetherington) McEachern. Reginald was born at Yorkton, educated at Moose Jaw and Central collegiate, Regina, and taught at Spruce Lake and Yarbo. He was working as a cashier for the city when he enlisted at Regina in 1942.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location St Olaf's cemetery, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial McEachern Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 55.95°N / 107.4°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 73O14
  Geo-memorial details East of Patuanak.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19130928
  Place of birth Yorkton    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19420406
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation municipal employee
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