Francis Lionel Todd1

#3781, (18 October 1907-5 October 1942)
Father*Frank Herbert Todd1 b. Apr 1880, d. 21 Jul 1977
Mother*Ella Adeline Marsh1 b. 9 Jan 1880
ChartsThe Todds of Rutland & the Deepings.
The Bettles of the Deepings, Lincolnshire.
The Skinners of Raunds, Northants.
Birth*18 OCT 1907 Francis Lionel Todd was born on 18 OCT 1907 at Richmond Hill, York, Ontario, CanadaG.2 
Baptism6 SEP 1908 He was baptized on 6 SEP 1908 at St Peter's Church, Hunslet Moor, Yorkshire, EnglandG.2 
(Witness) Residence9 JUN 1911 He lived with Frank Herbert Todd and Ella Adeline Marsh at 109, Richmond Hill, York, Ontario, CanadaG.1 
(Witness) Residence1 JUN 1921 Francis Lionel Todd lived with Frank Herbert Todd and Ella Adeline Marsh at 60 Nickel Street, Colbalt, Temiskaming, Ontario, CanadaG, together with Herbert Arnold Todd and Enid Frances Ella Todd B.A.3 
Milit-Beg*13 JAN 1941 Francis Lionel Todd began military service on 13 JAN 1941 at Toronto, York, Ontario, CanadaG.4 
Marriage*MAR 1941 He married Sybrontie Elizabeth Stevens in MAR 1941 at Ontario, CanadaG.5 
Death*5 OCT 1942 Francis Lionel Todd died on 5 OCT 1942 at Nijmegen, NetherlandsG, aged 34, presumed killed during air operations.6 
Burial* He was buried at Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, The NetherlandsG.6 
Last Edited1 Nov 2018


  1. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, Canada census, 1911.
  2. [S48] Parish Register, birth & bapt., Francis Lionel Todd, parents Frank Herbert & Ella Adeline, address given as Richmond Hill Ontario, St Peters, Hunslet Moor, no. 1311, p. 164.
  3. [S111] Canada Census, 1921.
  4. [S127] UK, RAK record, RCAF attestations, no R69407, birth date given as 6 Apr 1912. other details of parents etc correct. Salesman, single.
  5. [S118] Canada BMD Index, Cerificate no 701253, Ontario, Overseas, death of Todd, Francis Loinel, presumed killed during air operations, recorded as married with wife's name.
  6. [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, J/10185, Todd, Flying Offr. (Air Obs.) Francis Lionel, RCAF 419 Sqdn., age 30. Coll grave 20. C. 1-3.
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