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Earl Irwin Fralick


Able Seaman, V31885, RCNVR


Born: 01 Jan 1922, Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia


Died: 29 Apr 1944 at sea


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FRALICK, Earl Irwin AB, V31885, RCNVR MPK - 29 Apr 1944, HMCS ATHABASKAN - Son of Charles Irwin Fralick and Mary Ada Fralick, of Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia.


Earl's father, Charles Irving (Irvin/Irwin) Fralick was born in Hacketts Cove, NS; his mother Mary Ada (née Westhaver) Fralick was born in Sheet Harbour Passage, NS. Both are buried in the Port Dufferin Cemetery. Charles Fralick was a WW2 Army veteran. Earl's brother Edward served overseas during WW2 with the Canadian Army.  Edward died in 2008. (researched by George Newbury)


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(1) AB Fralick reported missing - article from the Halifax Mail 23 May 1944 (researched by George Newbury)  (2-3) Certificate of Service  (4) Report of Death


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