Edwin "Eddie" Frederick Patzer was born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan in August, 1920. He was a star defenceman with the Yorkton Terriers during the 1940-41 and 1941-42 seasons. Patzer enlisted with the RCAF and was flying with the 432 Squadon when he was shot down and killed over Germany, February 21, 1945. The collection currently consists of personal and official correspondence, photographs, as well as miscellaneous items as clippings and cards.
Flying Officer Edwin Frederick Patzer’s service record (Serv/Reg# J87362) can be viewed/downloaded in pdf format through Library and Archives Canada.
Burial information is available at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
A memorial page honouring Patzer can be visited online at the Canadian Virtual War Memorial.