In memory of

Corporal

Clifford Thoralf Christopherson

who died on 26 Oct 1942


Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit Royal Air Force
  Rank Corporal
  Service number R128431
  Date of death 19421026
  Cause of death died of non-combat causes
Narrative history
  R128431 Corporal (RCAF service police) Clifford Thoralf Christopherson (b.1918) of Marsden died 19421026 in the crash on takeoff of a Ventura at Dorval en route to his Ferry Command post at Goose Bay, Labrador. He was the son of Thoralf and Jessie May (Leer) Christopherson who came from the United States to homestead SE2-47-24-W3 southwest of Maidstone, but moved to Marsden where Clifford went to school. He was working as a trucker for Imperial Oil at Neilberg when he enlisted at Saskatoon late in 1941. Clifford was born at Lashburn and married Phyllis Irene Heather at Birch Hills, where he is buried, in 1942.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 442 - Manitou Lake
  Cemetery or memorial location Birch Hills cemetery    

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  Honour roll location(s) Birch Hills
  Geo-memorial Christopherson Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.6667°N / 105.5833°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74P12
  Geo-memorial details South of Dodge Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19180401
  Place of birth Lashburn    
  Date of enlistment 19411004
  Place of enlistment Saskatoon    
  Residence on enlistment Neilburg    
  Occupation trucker
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