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Robertson Henry Switzer

Robertson Henry Switzer

Male 1914 - 1979

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  • Name  Robertson Henry Switzer 
    Nickname  Bob 
    Born  14 May 1914  Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1 Jul 1979  Toronto, York, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sunnybrook Hospital.
    Buried  Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay, Victoria, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Bob joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1940 and stayed in until honourably discharged (retired) in 1965. He served in World War II, and with his family was posted to the following bases during his Military Career:
      1) Canadian Forces Base Borden - posted to this base twice.
      2) Whitehorse Forces Base in the Yukon Territory.
      3) Langar Air Force Base, just outside Nottingham, England.
      4) Centralia, Ontario.
      5) Goose Bay, Labrador.
      6) Mount Hope in Hamilton, Ontario - this is the Base that Bob was posted at when he was discharged (retired).
      Bob was a mechanic in the service and held the rank of Corporal when discharged.
      After his discharge from the Royal Canadian Air Force, he held a variety of jobs and enjoyed fishing and hunting, until his death at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. - Lorraine Stratton
    Person ID  I847  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  28 Sep 2011 

    Father  Oren Switzer,   b. 21 Mar 1892, Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1976, Bobcaygeon, Victoria, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ida Ellen Mintz,   b. 26 Nov 1894, Glamorgan Twp., Victoria-Haliburton, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, Lindsay, Victoria, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F372  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Dorothy Kathaleen Adams,   b. 31 Aug 1921,   d. 1 Oct 2016, Lindsay, Victoria, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jan 1942 
    Children 
     1. Doreen Irene Dorothy Switzer,   b. 5 Apr 1942,   d. 6 Sep 1942
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Family ID  F2834  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 May 1914 - Gooderham, Haliburton, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jul 1979 - Toronto, York, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Riverside Cemetery, Lindsay, Victoria, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    L to r: Robertson Henry Switzer, George Philip Switzer, Unknown & Oren Switzer
    L to r: Robertson Henry Switzer, George Philip Switzer, Unknown & Oren Switzer
    George Philip Switzer & Robertson Henry Switzer
    George Philip Switzer & Robertson Henry Switzer

    Headstones
    Robertson Henry Switzer
    Robertson Henry Switzer

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Tombstone Photo.