Robert John Andrews

Robert John Andrews

29 May 1923 - 29 Jun 1944

Nationality: Canadian
Country of Service: Canada
Branch of Service: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit: 22 Operational Training Unit
Final Rank: Flying Officer
Dates Served: 23 Feb 1942 - 29 Jun 1944
Where Served: Canada, England
Comments: F/O Robert John Andrews was killed as a result of a flying accident at Roade, Northamptonshire, England, when the plane he was flying was struck by lightening. The Roade Historical Society erected a memorial to the crash on 9 November 2014. Here is the Historical Society information about the dedication. The memorial is located close to the Roade Parish War Memorial at Memorial Green, Hartwell Road/Ashton Road, Roade, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7 2NT, England.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission page Book of Remembrance Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Here is a copy of Robert John Andrews' service file. Book of Remembrance Page  

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