Mrs. A. Yokom of Pasqua Notified of Flight-Lieut. F. Yokom's
Death in Air Accident
Frank Yokom [sic],
flight-lieutenant in the R.A.F., was killed in France while
flying on 10 Feb 1919, according to word received by his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Yokom of Pasqua last night.
The news was conveyed
to the parents in the District Court while Mr. Yokom was
testifying as a witness.
who was 19 years of age, was a graduate of Moose Jaw College,
and was one of the first boys from this district to enlist in
the flying corps.
For many months prior
to the signing of the armistice he had been flying in England
The deceased's father
formerly conducted a general store business in Pasqua, but at
the present time he farms on a large scale in the Pasqua
Mrs. Yokom intended
going to England this spring and returning with her son in the
Mrs. Aley Boughner and
Mrs. Geo. Ponting of Simcoe are aunts of the deceased.