Cookshaw, Robert Ernest “Ernie”

Rank: LAC
Force: Royal Canadian Air Force

Ernie Cookshaw was born in York, England, in 1904. He was married to Grace, and they had two children, Norman and Wayne. During WW II Ernie served with the RCAF. He was employed by Alberta Power for 40 years, serving Grande Prairie, Drumheller, and Fort McMurray. In 1974 he retired to Nanaimo BC, where he passed away on April 8, 1981. Grace died in 2005 at age 97.

SPRA Family and Personal Life Reference Files (Obituary)
DHT Dec. 18, 1941
DHT Dec. 6, 2005
GPH May 9, 1927 p. 1 c. 7 (marries)
NT May 14, 1936 p. 1 c.5 (builds boat)