Bedard, Francis (Eugene / P.)

Rank Corporal
Service # R89340
Unit # R.C.A.F.
Resident Chatham
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LAC. R89340, RCAF. Son of Joseph and Margaret Bedard of 25 Jeffery St., Chatham, ON. The brother of Edward. The husband of Francis Margaret and the father of Richard Josephand Michael Patrick.

In May of 1942 Francis was reported on furlough to see his parents. CDN 27/05/42. LAC Bedard who was stationed at RCAF Mont Joli was reported on furlough to visit his parents. CDN 18/11/42

Trained in Canada until December 13th 1942. Went overseas and served in the United Kingdom until August 6th 1945. September 28th, 1945.

Francis had a two week leave in late November before departing for an eastern port for posting, likely overseas. CDN 1/12/42

Reported returning to Canada from overseas after three years duty overseas returned aboard the troopship Pastuer expected to arrive in Quebec City 11 August, 1945. CDN10/08/45. Returned to Chatham after three years in the RCAF, CDN 13/08/45 / 14/08/45(P)

Francis passed away 9 Sept. 1988. Internment at St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Chatham, ON.

Afa: IODE(Y), CCI-RH, LM-LP. CDN 25/02/41, 18/08/41, 11/10/41, 4/12/41, 27/05/42, 18/11/42, 1/12/42, 22/07/45, 10/08/45, 14/08/45, GOH-OS

 

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources CDN (10-08-1945), CDN (13-08-1945)
Birthplace Chatham
Religion Roman Catholic
When Enlisted September 3rd, 1940
Next of Kin Mother- Margaret Bedard

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