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RAITBLAT, Norman

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Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
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Collection
Canadian Jewish Congress organizational records
Material Format
textual record
graphic material
Date of Birth
1919
Date of Death
November 09, 1942
Place of Burial
Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
Cemetery
Sage War Cemetery
Age at Time of Death
24
Enlistment No.
R-93321
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Unit
Royal Canadian Air Force
Notes
Flight Sergeant Norman Raitblat of Toronto, Ontario, was officially presumed dead after air operations over Hamburg on November 9, 1942. Enlisting in the air force in March 1941, Flight Sergeant Raitblat trained at Toronto Manning Pool, No. 1 Initial Training School, Mount Hope and Brantford, where he obtained his wings. He was sent overseas in November 1941 and was attached to a French Canadian bomber squadron which had just been formed. He had almost completed a year’s flying as a Wellington bomber pilot when he was reported missing. A sister, Frances, served as section officer in the Women’s Division of the R.C.A.F.
Subjects
World War II
Record Source
Canadian Jewish Military Casualties
Fonds No.
CJC0001
Archival / Genealogical
Genealogy Records
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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