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Erickson Flier Is Missing Overseas
Sgt. Joe Grodeekl, !Of Enickson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Grod eclti, of .that town, is reported missing overseas following aU operations over enemy territory,
Joining the R.C.A.F. in 1942, Sgt. Grodecki trained at Brandon, Man., '!'renton,. Ont., and Mac dIooaild, Man., '\Vlh~ be graduated as an air gunner in June, 1943. He arrived overseas in July, and well't on active service almost unanediately. After making 14 itrlps over enemy territory, he
nsfered tb ano1her arm of. the
.C.A.F;-, from whleh he was re parted missiDIl.
set. Grodecki a,ttended Erickson 001s, and prlor to enlisting in air foroe he was emloyed in e box Ifactory in Winnipeg.
Besides his ~, 'bhere 'is one rother, Cpl. John Grodecki, serv ing in NewIfoundland, and ~De
Ister, Rose, a,t borne. y
Former Erickson Resident Dies Of Wounds
Sgt. Glaude A. Forsman, former resident or Erickson, died of wounds July 30, according to word r ceived by his 'wife at Neepawa. He was wounded while serving in
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New Legion Cairn at the present new Legion Hall,
Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 143 Cenotaph,