Frank Joseph Zubic (Maslinsey)Flying OfficerJ/27319101 RAF Squadron; Royal Canadian Air ForceJanuary 4, 1924London, OntarioSeptember 3, 1942London, Ontario; No. 9 Recruiting Centre, RCAFLondon, Ontario185 feet, 9 inchesFairBlueBlondeSingleLabourerRoman CatholicAnnie Maslinsey (Mother) London, OntarioJanuary 2, 194418Gosselies Communal Cemetery, Belgium Row 2. Grave 19.Belgium
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Sergeant Lovett went overseas arriving in the United Kingdom on July 1, 1943. He was taken on strength with 101 RAF Squadron October 9, 1943 at RAF Ludford Magna located south of the village of Ludford, Lincolnshire. Lancaster I DV308 with a crew of eight, including Flying Officer Zubic serving as Air Gunner, departed RAF Ludford Magna on January 2, 1944 at 00.20 hrs. for an operational attack on Berlin. The aircraft exploded in the air near Grandrieu South of Beaumont Belgium at 05:46 hrs. Four members the crew were killed including Sergeant Zubic. Three of the crew were taken as prisoners of war; one evaded capture.