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Item ID# A2013.008.033
Title R.A.F. Regional Cemeteries
Object Name Leaflet
Dates of Creation [ca. 1949?]
Creator Imperial War Graves Commission
Description A publication of the Imperial War Graves Commission showing regional cemeteries for the Royal Air Force.

On the front is a simple map of England with cities indicated. On the reverse are photographs and information about Oxford, Bath and Chester cemeteries. Each description includes information about how to get there. There is an asterisk beside Chester.

It is possible that this was mailed to Eleanor Seabrook, along with A2013.008.026 (a letter from the Imperial War Graves Commission). Harold Seabrook died on April 12, 1944 due to an aircraft accident.

Admin/Biographical History Harold Stanley Seabrook was born in Thunder Bay in 1924. His parents were Eleanor Emily May Seabrook and William James Seabrook. His siblings were Norman William, Kathleen (Kay) Alice and Allan Roy. In 1935 the family moved from Hornepayne, Ontario to Toronto. In 1939 they moved to Southampton. Harold joined the RCAF in 1942. In October 1942, Harold was sent from Manning Depot in Toronto to train at No. 2 Wireless School in Calgary, Alberta. After finishing Wireless School in 1943, Harold was transferred to Fingal, Ontario, to commence Gunnery school. Harold arrived in England in winter of 1944. On April 12, 1944 the Halifax Bomber Harold was travelling in struck a hill, killing all on board. (SOURCE: "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook").
Provenance The item was donated along with items that appeared in "In memory of Harold Stanley Seabrook;" created by Allan Seabrook (donor) and Gale Douglass. This item was not pictured in the book, however. Gale Dougless is the daughter of Marg Saunders, who received a doily from Harold in 1942 (pictured on pg. 10 of booklet).
Collection Seabrook, Harold Stanley fonds
Physical Description 1 p. ; 33.5 x 21 cm
Subjects Cemeteries
Second World War
People Seabrook, Harold Stanley
Place England
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