Kenneth Priske Listed Missing
Another young lakehead flyer has been reported missing after air operations overseas, his family have just been informed. He is Flt.-Sgt. Kenneth Priske, 21, whose wife, the former Louise Tate, resides at 242 Christina street; and the mother, Mrs. Alice K. Priske, 280 Winnipeg avenue, Port Arthur, formerly of Schrieber.
Enlisting in the air force in April, 1942, Kenneth Priske earned his wings at Yorkton, April 29, 1943, went overseas about one year ago and had only recently completed his final training.
Born at Schreiber where he received his early education, he moved with the family to Port Arthur and after completing his education there worked for Pool Elevator No. 6 before enlisting. He was married in January, 1943.
Flt.-Sgt. Priske is the second member of the family to be enlisted as a casualty of the war. A brother, CPO Bob Priske ws lost in the sinking of thed H.M.C.S St. Croix in September last year.
Two other brothers are in the R.C.N.V.R.; Ted, now a commissioned officer on an aircraft carrier, has been in the navy 20 years, and Chief Stoker PO. Harry Priske, in the service nine years, is now on the Restigouche. Other brothers are Fred, 208 Winnipeg avenue; Monty, of Bourflamaque, P.Q., and Jack of Vancouver.
Sisters are Mrs. P. Sly Shreiber; Mrs. J. Ansell, London, England; Mrs. Carlisle Stevens, Toronto; Mrs. G. Post, Ottawa, and Mrs. E. Exton, Victori, B.C.