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Cecil Dawn McKenzie

Radio Operator at Clyde River on Baffin Island in 1949

Killed in a plane crash on August 21, 1949

while returning from Clyde River

 

 

Passed Away in 1949 - Scroll Down for Obituary  

Décès en 1949 - Avis de décès au bas de la page  

 

21 August 1949

21 PERSONS DIED IN A PLANE CRASH INCLUDING THREE RADIO OPERATORS

A Canso R.C.A.F. military aircraft crashed and burned in Manitoba on 21 August 1949 killing everyone onboard. Amongst the 21 victims were three radio operators, all married men returning to their families, who had spent two or more years in the Arctic, at Clyde River on Baffin Island.

Cecil Dawn McKenzie was one of the three Radio Operators killed in the crash

 

Cecil Dawn McKenzie was born in December 1923 in Halifax, Nova Scotia

He was 25 years old when he died in August 1949 in a plane crash

(see his tombstone below)

Click here to view details of the plane crash

 

Obituary  -  Avis de décès

Cecil Dawn McKenzie

1924 - 21 August 1949

 

Tombstone at a cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

(Looking for a copy of obituary)

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