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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
Paul Darby Mosher
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Mosher, Paul Darby J/7613 Pilot Officer 58 Squadron RAF, Royal Canadian Air Force August 8, 1921 Dartmouth, NS December 5, 1940 19 RCAF Recruiting Centre, Halifax, NS Halifax, NS Student United Church Single Paul Darby Mosher Sr. (Father) Halifax, NS July 10, 1942 20 Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom Panel 101 Commemorated on Page 101 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 4 Paul Mosher was the eldest of two sons of Paul Darby Sr. and H. Jean Mosher, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. At enlistment, Paul Mosher was an engineering student at Dalhousie University in Halifax. There from 1939, until his enlistment, he was a Cadet with Dalhousie COTC. He served as Assistant Scout Master of 4th Halifax Scouts. His brother, George Bedford Mosher served with the Royal Canadian Artillery. Completing his flying training in Canada he proceeded overseas and was assigned to 58 Squadron, RAF, part of RAF Bomber Command, equipped with the Whitley bomber, serving with Coastal Command as an anti-submarine squadron. On July 10, 1942 his aircraft failed to return to base from air operations. He was Second Pilot on the flight. All five crew members were presumed lost at sea.
Runnymede Memorial photo: findagrave