Flt.Sgt. Robert Hector WILSON

Flt.Sgt. Robert Hector WILSON

Female 1917 - 1941  (23 years)

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  • Name Robert Hector WILSON 
    Prefix Flt.Sgt. 
    Birth 4 Oct 1917  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christening 19 Apr 1918  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 5 Sep 1941  In Action, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Oldebroek Cem, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18456  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2021 

    Father Hugh WILSON,   b. 13 Mar 1859, Ramsay Twp, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Jan 1933, Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Martha Jean ECKFORD,   b. 20 Oct 1878, Zion Line, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Oct 1958, Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 80 years) 
    Marriage 2 May 1906  Westmeath Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F8900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Beachburg War Memorial, Beachburg, Ontario
    Beachburg War Memorial, Beachburg, Ontario
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario (on the back)
    Westmeath War Memorial, Westmeath, Ontario (on the back)
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    WWII Honor Roll, Grace United Church, Cobden
    WWII Honor Roll, Grace United Church, Cobden
    Photographed by Fay Bennett, Nov 25, 2022
    Pembroke War Memorial dedicated to WWII
    Pembroke War Memorial dedicated to WWII
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Nov 2022

    Documents
    Wilson, Sgt Robert missing in action (military)
    Wilson, Sgt Robert missing in action (military)
    The Cobden Sun, Sept 18, 1941
    Wilson, Sgt. Robert killed in action (military)
    Wilson, Sgt. Robert killed in action (military)
    Newspaper clippings from the scrapbook collections of Lena Byce
    The Cobden Sun, April 16, 1942
    Wilson, Flt. Sgt. Robert Hector Wilson shot down over Oldebroek Netherlands.
    Wilson, Flt. Sgt. Robert Hector Wilson shot down over Oldebroek Netherlands.
    Aircrewremembered.com
    http://aircrewremembered.com/poupard-aubrey.html
    Wilson, Flt. Sgt. Robert Wilson
    Wilson, Flt. Sgt. Robert Wilson
    Newspaper clippings from the scrapbook collections of Lena Byce
    Wilson, Sgt. Robert received his wings
    Wilson, Sgt. Robert received his wings
    The Cobden Sun, Mar 13, 1941

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Wilson, FLT SGT Robert H. (military)
    Gravestone-Wilson, FLT SGT Robert H. (military)
    Block 3 - Methodist
    Cobden Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Sept 2016

  • Notes 
    • Cobden of the Past by Faysgenealogy
      November 11, 2019
      ...Cobden of the Past WWII casualties
      Flt. Sgt. Robert Hector Wilson, son of Hugh Wilson and Martha Jean Eckford, was born on 4 Oct 1917 in Westmeath Twp., just outside of Cobden, killed in air operations on 6 Sep 1941 over Oldebroek, Holland aged 23, and was buried in Oldebroek General Cemetery, Oldebroek, Netherlands. He was serving in the 10 (R.A.F.) Sqdn. Royal Canadian Air Force, Service No. R54053. A memorial stone is located in Cobden Union Cemetery. Flt. Sgt. Wilson was a brother of Annie (Mrs. Wesley Dean), Lois (Mrs. Lloyd McIntyre), Donald, Herbie & Wm Elmer Wilson.
      The website www.aircrewremembered.com provides a description of the crew and operations.
      http://aircrewremembered.com/poupard-aubrey.html

  • Sources 
    1. [S654] Wilson, Peter & Annie, Wilson Bible.

    2. [S779] FamilyTree.Com, "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", (subscription www.ancestry.ca), #017633 Westmeath Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Hugh Wilson Birth Place: Almonte  res: Westmeath TWp Age: 38  bachelor, farmer, methodist Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868 Father Name: Peter Wilson Mother Name: Annie Bridgette Spouse Name: Martha Jean Eckford Spouse's Age: 27  spinster Spouse Estimated Birth Year: abt 1879 Spouse Birth Place: Westmeath  res: Westmeath Spouse Father Name: William Eckford Spouse Mother Name: Isabella Condie Marriage Date: 2 May 1906 Marriage Place: Westmeath Twp., Renfrew Marriage County: Renfrew Family History Library Microfilm: MS932_124 Witnesses: Archie Eckford, FF; Lila Condie FF

    3. [S436] Methodist Church (Beachburg, Westmeath Twp.,, Ontario, Canada), Church Records - Methodist Marriage Register, Beachburg, Westmeath Twp., 1892-1906 (Reliability: 3).
      Hugh Wilson 38 B Cobden, Almonte, Meth, Peter Wilson and Annie Bridgette
      to Martha Jean Eckford 27 S Westemath, Westmeath, Meth, William Eckford and Isabella Condie
      wit: ARchie Ekford; Lyla Condie at Westmeath May 2 1906 by G W Snell