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Dylan Mallett from London wrote on 22/08/2012 at 8:30 pm
I am interested in knowing if you have any details about my uncle who flew bombers in the allied forces, he came to the UK from Canada and was born in 1922,Donald McCullock
Tom McLean from 403 Sqn, CFB Gagetown wrote on 22/08/2012 at 3:47 pm
Just passing through and decided to have a look.
W J Cope from Errington B C wrote on 19/08/2012 at 9:36 pm
F L Nursey He was the MSE CO at 4 F Wing in 1964.I would like to hear from or about him.The four years I spent there were great. Please use my E Mail.
Mr Kevin P.Massey from Birmingham B35 6DT,ENGLAND.UK.. wrote on 23/07/2012 at 5:25 pm
Ihave received some printed copies of some of the RCAF 400 Series SpitfireSquadronc that served in the WW2 for the Allies.However I would be grateful for printed information on the history of the following Squadrons.No 405(Vancouver,408(Goose),419(Moose)This is the Sqdn that Po.Off.Andrew Mynarski was awarded the Victoria Cross for Outstanding and Couragious Actiona in attempting to save a fellow Aircrew (Rear Turret Gunner) but gave his own life through bailling out with his Body and Parachute InFlames.320(Snowy Owl),424(Tiger),425(Alouette),426(Thunderbird,427(Lion),428(Ghost),429(Bison),431(Iroquois),432(Leaside),433(Porcupine),434(Bluenose)Sqdn's.I have been to Goose Bay with a RAF Detachment with 214 Sqdn during aexercise in 1964.
eric from ---- wrote on 21/07/2012 at 10:32 am
hi there am kindly looking for aviators out there who can make a kind contribution to my aviation education. the course goes up to USD90000, but you can only pledge any amount and it should be preferably be sent to the air school an not to me. any contribution please, as you know little by little makes a bundle. BLESSING ERIC
Al Doherty from Pickering, Ontario, Canada wrote on 25/06/2012 at 12:41 pm
Your quote regarding S/L J. E. W. BYTHELL: BYTHELL, S/L John Eric Wilson (J6284) - Commended for Valuable Services - No.9 SFTS - Award effective 14 June 1945 as per Canada Gazette of that date and AFRO 1127/45 dated 6 July 1945. Born February 1918. Home in Campbellford, Ontario; enlisted in London, Ontario, 22 October 1940. To No.1 Training Command, 9 November 1940. To No.1 ITS, 4 January 1941; graduated and promoted LAC, 8 February 1941 when posted to No.3 EFTS; graduated 10 April 1941 when posted to No.1 Manning Depot; to No.9 SFTS, 2 May 1941; graduated and promoted Sergeant, 15 July 1941 when posted to Trenton. Commissioned 15 August 1941; to No.4 SFTS, 21 October 1941. To No.2 Flying Instructor School, 31 August 1942; promoted Flight Lieutenant, 1 September 1943; to No.9 SFTS, 22 September 1943. Promoted Squadron Leader, 1 October 1944. To Central Flying School, 7 June 1945. Remained in postwar RCAF until at least 1949. No citation. Certificate and emblem sent to No.1 Air Command, 5 July 1945.
Jeff Eichhorst from Regina wrote on 18/06/2012 at 1:56 am
BUCHANAN, P/O Douglas John Alexander (J17456) - This article mistakenly states all crew members were killed in a mid-air collision over Belgium. One crew member from KB787 survived and is still alive today, although in poor health. P/O Chis Sutter from Redvers, SK. Canada
Jacqueline Keddie-Holt from Topeka KS 66606 wrote on 05/06/2012 at 1:12 am
I regret reading only now of the planned event. Having been to Middleton-St.George home of the 419 Moose Squadron I am so glad to know that veterans will be so honored. I encourage the children of these veterans to see Middleton-St. George for themselves. The Officers' Mess is now a hotel and the bar is the original with the squadron photos on all the walls. If you want to toast your parent's memory in the same place they left for their Ops this is the place to do it. Tears will come to your eyes and pride in your parent will engulf you. Refer to F/O William Neil Keddie, DSO an American who was a Yank in the CRAF.
Roger Beebe from Niverville, Mnaitoba wrote on 26/05/2012 at 4:45 pm
We hold a RCAF Veterans lunch in the Yuma,Arizona, American Legion,annually. Next one is February 8 Th,2013. If your around Arizona then call me at 928-341-0075 or by email at rcaflunchyuma@gmail for tickets. Limited space so be early.Its great fun and a chance to meet RCAF people.
Nigel Marsh from Normally France. presently New Zealand wrote on 23/05/2012 at 5:52 am
With reference to Final Disbandment of RCAF Squadrons Overseas page
Thomas Fry from Winchester, Connecticut wrote on 13/05/2012 at 1:28 am
I am looking for F/L Livingston "Cap" Foster He was a Native American, Who served as a Flight instructor, I was told he looped his Harvard under the bridge at Niagara falls. He was part of Flight No. 403, any information please contact me at thomas-fry@hotmail.com thanks.
William R. Heald, ex-USAF from Sanger, California wrote on 02/05/2012 at 6:08 am
I am seeking info on F/O F.S. "Stu" Oliver, 3 Wing, Zweibrucken AFB,died 2 Sep 1955, during routine flight. Ser # 212808. He was a friend of mine, but I can't remember what Squardon he was in. Anyone remember him. Please !
A. Kenneth Dean DFC (Dixie) 51 Sqd from Sorrento BC Canada wrote on 24/04/2012 at 4:30 am
I was Bombing Leader of 51 Sqd,for my 2nd tour of operations, 1944/1945 in Halifaxes, based at RAF Snaith, Yorkshire. 4Group Bomber Command.I now live in Canada to be near my family. I found this site very interesting and I will be watching the unveiling of the Memorial from this side of The Pond
Mary Jane Penfold from Vancouver, BC wrote on 19/04/2012 at 6:29 pm
I was hoping to find an entry in the historical section about my father George E. Penfold, who flew Transport over India/Burma in WWII. He was not listed. He was also the RCAF Association President in the mid 1960s. Are there updates put on to the site at all?
Lance Ritchie from Moncton, NB wrote on 12/04/2012 at 2:55 pm
My compliments to this form and the content added by visitors to the site. Since posting information about my Father 3 weeks ago I have made contact with the son of my Father's Navigator from the 1940s Dean Henderson. I also received a nice phone call from the wife of a gentleman my Father flew with in the early 80s on the Cessna Citation. Wonderful indeed!!!
Kevin Currie from Toronto wrote on 06/04/2012 at 4:57 pm
Just found an entry about my grandfather "Leo Lloyd Currie" pilot of a Lancaster Bomber. just wanted to say thanks
Ian Henderson from Toronto wrote on 04/04/2012 at 7:12 pm
Re., Lance Ritchie's post of March 16, about the passing of his father Bob Ritchie. I believe that my father, Dean Henderson (d. 1987), was Bob Ritchie's navigator in 432 squadron. Lance, if you see this, please contact me at ihender@sympatico.ca Thanks!
Norman Button from UK wrote on 03/04/2012 at 12:52 pm
I am trying to help a lady (nee Daphne Canning) who served in the WRAF in WW2. She is having her memoirs published and wishes to contact, if alive, the following person, believed Canadian, with whom she served. No. 174574 Fling Officer Steve Haley. Believed to have served from 1939 to 1946. Any information would be gratefully received.
Lance Ritchie from Moncton, NB wrote on 16/03/2012 at 3:44 pm
F/L Robert (Bob) H Ritchie Dec 1920 - March 2012 A proud pilot. I am the son of Bob Ritchie who has recently passed away. He began as a pilot in the RCAF flying sorties in the Halifax at the end of the war. He then went on with the RCAF to fly many aircraft including the T-33, Sabre, DC-3, Neptune, Search & Rescue helicopters, finally retiring on the Argus from Greenwood in 1964. After this he flew corporate aircraft primarily out of Ontario for many years. I am fortunate to have recovered his log books starting back in the mid 40's on the Tigermoth and will be reviewing them thoroughly. At age 91 my Father had a full life including flying for about 60 of those years. Flying was always his passion. He would beam proudly whenever recognized as a pilot. In his last picture he is proudly wearing his RCAF ball cap with a big happy grin.
Roger E. Beaulieu from Mississauga, Ontario wrote on 10/03/2012 at 3:06 am
Many thanks for providing me with information on my uncle, Joseph Antoine Brassard, who was decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross in 1945. I remembered seeing his medal when I was a young boy in 1948 but never knew what it was all about. I searched many sites before ending up on your site and discovering the actions that resulted in him being awarded the medal.
Ann Brickley from Lethbridge, AB wrote on 08/03/2012 at 11:11 pm
My father Stuart Bruce Keith Brackenbury was a FL, Squadron 406 Bomber Command, shot down over Holland (sole survivor) and POW for 3.5 years in Stalug Luft 3...My father died 2008 but I would like to thank each and every person who fought for our freedom for the greatest sacrifice, their lives, and whether or not they survived to present day the emotional and physical toll was high. To the veterans who are still alive may God Bless each and everyone of you and to those who have passed on - May You Rest In Peace Respectfully submitted and thoughtfully stated
Rob Stevens from Port Alberni, B.C. wrote on 26/02/2012 at 6:15 pm
. located entry for award to F/O William Joseph Stevens, cousin of my late father Harold Vincent Stevens (RCN). would enjoy hearing from any long lost relatives
Michael E Page from N.E.Lincolnshire,England wrote on 25/02/2012 at 8:16 pm
Can anyone help me trace my cousins son,his name is Lance Hymer,His father my cousins husband. was Alan Hymer and he was a rear gunner on Lancasters WW11 flying out of Wickenby,North lincs.Unfortunately I have no idea whereabouts Lance lives in Canada but I do know his father Alan was a member of Nanton museum.I would be grateful if anyone knows of Lance and can help.I can be contacted on my e mail address..With Grateful thanks. Michael Page.
Merv Letts from Ottawa, ON wrote on 14/02/2012 at 8:15 pm
Looking for UNEF veterans who served in the Sinai with 115 ATU or at Rafah with CABUME.Have written a history of the area you may be interested in reading qv www.sinaisurgeon.com
Pierre Lagac from Ste-Anne-des-Plaines wrote on 29/01/2012 at 8:06 pm
I have a blog on 403 Squadron. More than 100 pictures and stories. A grandson of a Spitfire pilot is scanning his grandfather's logbook and photo album and I write articles. I have written close to 100 articles. So visit the site.
Geoff Ellis from Tauranga,Bay of Plenty, NZ. wrote on 11/01/2012 at 9:56 pm
Re.Fred Dorken. WO/AG RCAF WWII. He was at Croydon RAF in first Canadian Squadron. 415 at Thorney at formation. Survived the war. Last aircraft Sunderland FB,Atlantic recon. Does anyone remember him & what was this Squadron's number? Sgt.- Master WO. Tained WS2 Calgary 1940. Died 1944 He was my cousin and a great pal.
kyle mackillop from sydney ns wrote on 30/12/2011 at 11:28 am
for robert(bob)locke i was on st jean course 6313 march 63 to may 63 then to greenwood may 64 to may 65.was also on exercise maple spring when the argus was lost. your name does not jump out to me,but i was misemployed on the comm gnd equipment. our paths must have crossed at one point.my e-mail hkm@eastlink.ca
G Christian Larsen from Pennfield, New Brunswick wrote on 27/12/2011 at 9:43 pm
Researching the history of the former Pennfield Ridge Air Station (1941-1945). Looking for anyone who may have been at No.2 ANS, No.2 OTU, No.34 OTU and RCAF Station, Pennfield Ridge.
Leo Middlestadt from Richmond Hill, Ontario wrote on 25/12/2011 at 5:48 pm
I served in the RCAF vfrom 1952 to 1955. I was trained as an ACOP at Grand Bend. I worked for a year in Fort Nelson, B.C.both as a controller in the tower, and as an announcer on radio astation CHFN. I served in North Bay as a homer operator assisting CF100s doing let-downs for GCA (PAR). Prior to leaving the service, I spent two months atCoral Harbour, N.W.T. as the junior member of a team providing ATC service for aircraft participating in delivery of equipment for the DEW Line. I left the air force in 1955 to pursue a career as a civilian ATC for Transport Canada for 33 years. I am most proud of my time in the RCAF and was delighted at the recent re-creation of the RCAF as a separate entity.
Geoff Raebel from Sydney - Australia wrote on 21/12/2011 at 2:25 am
Great site, I am editing the Bomber Command Association Australia Newsletter and copied into the Bomber Command Campaign Medal discussions. Separately I have written the story of 144 RAF (Canadian)and 455 RAAF's expedition to Russia in 1942. The story is a rather complete background on why the Dominions were in the war, why Russia was drawn into the war, the Tirpitz and the war in the Arctic. How the airmen made a 9 hour flight on 8 1/2 hours of fuel and their story after getting to Russia. I'd be pleased to be contacted by surviving families.
Robert (Bob) Cooke from Orillia ON wrote on 04/12/2011 at 2:59 am
LAC #78767. St. Jean course # 6403 (January to March '64) Clinton March '64 to December '64 for COM-OP course, then Greenwood January '65. Was on exercise Maple Spring Board at Puerto Rico when we lost the Argus in March '65. Took an early (honourable) discharge because of the coming integration of the three Forces. Looking for anyone I trained or served with.
Mike Bull from Vancouver Island, BC. wrote on 02/12/2011 at 7:25 am
Formerly RCAF 5714 St.Jean PQ, Clinton, Camp Borden, Chatham. 6002 Centralia, Wpg Aircrew trainees in 61, 422 Sqdn Mt.Hope seeking former friends.
Robert Bourke from Pickering, ON ( formerly of North Bay, ON) wrote on 25/11/2011 at 5:54 pm
Son of Joseph M Bourke. WW II, Stirling and Lancaster pilot, shot down - POW at Sagan, Stalag Luft III and Son in-law of William (Mickey) Reinhart DFM, DFC, 97 ops. Any connections?
Glenn Goodman from Kelowna, BC wrote on 21/11/2011 at 11:37 pm
Retired AERE Major, CFR'd from ARO on argus joined RCAF 1953 as armament systems tech. had tours in 2(f) wing and bagotville on F86, then on CF100. After commission to Ottawa then after CF to Esquimalt, Comox, (407) and to USNaval Development Center Johnsville, Pa. for 3 years. Returned to Shearwater, NS and later to Mairtime Air Command, Halifax. returned to the USA, as CFLiason at Washington, DC. came back to Ottawa in 1982 where I retired and went to work for Litton Industries. retired from Litton in 1993. Had a serious stroke in 1995 and moved to Kelowna in 2000.
Steve Cook from Ajax On wrote on 12/11/2011 at 8:11 pm
I am looking for next of kin for a Sgt Brady CJ RCAF R140692. Sgt Brady was serving with 576 sqn RAF Elsham Wolds . He was killed in action over Neuss Germany along with the rest of the crew on Sept 23/24 1944.I have his logbook and would like to return it to his family if possible . Thank You Steve Cook
David Snell from Richmond Hill, Ontario wrote on 31/10/2011 at 4:03 am
Looking for old comrades who served with me in the RCAF 1953-1956: Camp Borden, Ontario; Rivers, Manitoba; Namao, Alberta(105 C&R Flight).
William "Bill" Heald from Sanger, California wrote on 08/10/2011 at 12:35 am
I'm ex-USAF, 526 Squadron. Looking for information on my friend F/O E.S. 'Stu' Oliver,212608, RCAF, died 2 Sep 1955, near Zweibrucken. I can't remember which Squadron he was in, either 413Sq, 427Sq or 434Sq. Any one remember him, or "Croc" ?
Glenna Smith-Walkden from Morrisburg Ontario wrote on 04/10/2011 at 2:38 pm
Iam so happy that "Royal" is back in Royal Canadian Air Force. I was a member of 400 Air Reserve Squadron in Downsview in the late 60's. I met my husband there and we have been married for 42 years. A few of us "old folk" are oputting together a mini 400 Sqn reunion on Oct 29th in Trenton. If you are a former 400 Sqn member and would like to attend, please email me
Pamela Waaka from Australia wrote on 02/10/2011 at 4:44 am
My uncle was a member of 138 Squadron from September 1944 until he was KIA over the North Sea (Norway) on the 26th February, 1945. On board was F/S Hagarty of the RCAF I would like to know if any of his family could contact me as I am interested to see what information or photos they may have. (I could only get one of my uncle F/O John Edward Stanton) I am also in contact with the family of the Wireless Operator. I am not into family history, only my uncles RAAF/RCAF/RAF history.
Bill Nurse wrote on 26/09/2011 at 7:52 pm
Correction :Should read "A Life To Brief " for the Liberator story
Bill Nurse from National Air Force Museum of Canada wrote on 26/09/2011 at 7:48 pm
To access the Liberator story,this might be simpler,just click my name "William (Bill ) Nurse" in the header Scroll to and click "A Life To Short "
William ( Bill ) Nurse from National Air Force Museum of Canada wrote on 23/09/2011 at 12:58 am
We have just completed the story of Liberator KH 326 which never returned from Malaya (now Malaysia). The all-RCAF crew were assigned to RAF 357 Sqn flying out of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka )in June, 1945. The story highlights the life F/S Harry Andrews, Air gunner, from Sudbury, Ontario. A fascinating story, to be sure. Google the Home Page above and scroll to "A Life To Short " & click the title
jacques babineau from st antoine,n.b. wrote on 11/09/2011 at 1:28 am
was attached to base hospital,esquimalt,b.c...released in 1971 i'm glad" royal "was brought back.
Rae Marie Marion (nee Powdrill) from White Rock, B.C. wrote on 04/09/2011 at 3:54 am
My brother was Flt. Lt. Ross Powdrill, who was R.C.A.F. , attatched Squadron 166, R.A.F. I would love to hear from anyone who knew him,I know there will be few left now, but here's hoping. Just found your site, wonderful!
9oseph M. Scherrer R 209181 from Aylmer #14, Kingston #14 sfts wrote on 22/08/2011 at 9:30 pm
945uld like to know if there is anything that Iam entitled to after being transferred to the Reserve,General Section, Class"E"on Sept 25 1945.I have heard a word ffrom you folks since then.Nodischarge metal or any other entitlements. Would love to hear from you. joseph
Joseph M. Scherrer R209181 from Muncie, In wrote on 22/08/2011 at 9:04 pm
I was tranferred to the reserve,General Section, Class"E"on sept.25 1945. I have never heard a word from you folks since. I never received a discharge or anything from R.C.A.F.Am I entitled to anything for the service I rendered. Joseph Scherrer
Patricia Kaiser Lapointe from Saskatoon, Sask. wrote on 21/08/2011 at 10:16 pm
My dad, Jim (James ) Kaiser is about to celebrate his 90th birthday, and wants to contact his old friend Owen Milner. He visited within the last year or two , but we dont have his contact info. Can anyone help?
Gayle Sandra Mueller Nee Sweet from Summerside PEI wrote on 19/08/2011 at 10:17 am
Joined right out of school in July 1967 and went through the combined forces experience in 1968 and then went back to our old Air Force uniform before leaving in 1972. I truly enjoyed my time in the services and was very proud to be part of 715 Communications squadron in St Hubert PQ. Wonderful experience for any young person and I am sure it helped make me the person I am today.
Chaplain Richard F (doc) Ball from AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION - New Jersey wrote on 18/08/2011 at 6:36 am
To my Brothers & Sisters of the Great North may God Bless you in your travels & send you safely into the wild blue yonder TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND OUR GREAT NATIONS - THIS WE WILL DEFEND - AIM HIGH - AMEN (R)ChplnRFBall
Jim McKinnon from Minden ON wrote on 31/07/2011 at 12:04 pm
Hello to Pam Higgs. I do not remember your father Pat; but I do remember "the good old days" i.e. Baden Baden 64-68. The hockey rink was the only building left when I visited in 2009. A lot of sweaters with the names of many old friends were hanging on the walls. All the best to both of you LAC Jim McKinnon, Rec Spec
Bill Lupson from Bradenton FL wrote on 17/07/2011 at 4:38 pm
Hello from one who retired in the 1964 chop, It's good to see the AF is finally getting back to a level that is acceptable {almost}. I still miss the word "ROYAL" from the title for the CAF..
H."Des" Dessario from 890 (South Okanagan) RCAF Wing, Penticton, BC wrote on 14/07/2011 at 6:23 pm
Member of the RCAF Assn since 1953. Retired member, RCAF MSE trade till 1973.After retirement spent 5 years as Transport Officer at Vernon Cadet Camp. Since retirement worked in the Hospitality Industry, Tourism field till retirement in 1997.Charter member of 890 Wing that received its Charter in 1990 and been a continues Member since. We have a very active Wing and are involved with the Air Cadets and Community
Slim Hodgson from Coldstream BC wrote on 13/07/2011 at 10:30 pm
Retired as BCWO in 1986 in Winnipeg. A member of 899 Wing in Vernon BC
Dave Stern from Renton, WA home of BAC 737 plant wrote on 10/07/2011 at 9:07 am
Greetings. Retired ex-defense contractor employee in Space Surviellance, also helio pilot and A&P, who researches-writes aviation-aerospace history. My current write for AAHS Journal (American Aviation Historical Society) is an American perspective article on the CF-100 Canuck. Will trade wants for following images; Orenda engine change on Canuck, Canuck w/velvet Glove missiles, intercept story of Canucks interecepting (any images exist?) against SAC B-36s, B-47s that penetrated Canada & radar-bombed cities as exercises. it is a favorite forein aircraft and will be quite interesitng and respectful write. Thank yhou. Dave Stern
Albert Gavagan from Blackpool England wrote on 07/07/2011 at 9:40 pm
F/Lt Carley was my Uncle's Pilot at 138 Squadron Tempsford from 8th June 1944 until February 1945. My uncle was Albert Edward Heap, Flight Engineer and I have recently viewed Carley's handwritten accounts of their flights to mainly France, Denmark and Norway. Your entry says that the destinations are unknown, but I have digitally photographed all of his flight reports if anyone is interested. Unfortunately my Uncle was sent to Burma following his time at Tempsford and was killed on his way home when the aircraft broke apart in mid-air killing all 22 on board. It is good to read that F/Lt Carley did not meet the same fate. I did not know either that he had won the DFC as it was not recorded in the Station ORB which I also have.
Michael Walsh from Kincardine Ontario Canada wrote on 07/07/2011 at 7:14 pm
Son of Flt Lft Hamilton Walsh
les smith from pietermaritzburg south africa wrote on 04/06/2011 at 6:43 pm
in remembrance of my brother f/o dave smith,sabre pilot 421 squadron grostenquin france 1959.my sincerist thanks to one and all for the wonderfull work and dedication to the association and likewise the imense pride i derive as a member.keep up the good work.
Stu Montgomery LAC 102379 from Victoria, BC wrote on 27/04/2011 at 1:25 am
Former FCO/ADT St. Jean (1966), Lac St. Denis (1967), Holberg (67-68), Senneterre (68-69): Seeking information on LAC Dave Poole, Cook at Holberg 67-69.
Jennifer Rehfeldt (nee Moth) from Campbelltown, Australia wrote on 25/04/2011 at 2:45 am
In rememberance of my father Conrad Alan Moth.
Robert Thomson from Sechelt, BC wrote on 24/04/2011 at 7:22 pm
I am proud to have served in the RCAF.I had to leave due to family needs and have always regretted that. As I get older the happier I am that our armed services are finally getting the long deserved public recognition from most Canadians which, for the decades after I left the services, was not there. Our modern air force in 2011 is something that all Canadians can take pride in and I am proud to have been a small part of that heritage.
Pamela Higgs from Edmonton AB wrote on 16/04/2011 at 5:38 pm
I am writing as a "seasoned" Air Force brat from the good old days when we had operational Bases in Zweibrucken and Baden Baden. My Dad, Patrick Higgs (Ret'd) flew F86's and F104's. While he does not have email, if you wish to contact him - feel free to contact me (via email) and I will pass your comms on! Kindest regards, Pamela
Adrian van Zantvoort from Veldhoven wrote on 09/04/2011 at 1:59 pm
I was more than pleased to read more about P/O M.W.Brown(RCAF) who was the sole survivor of Halifax W1117 of 35 Sqdn crashed homebound in the night 16/17 June 1942 over Veldhoven/Vessem. I looking forward to hear from relatives of Brown and also from the pilot F/Sgt A.E. Hammond who was perished in the crash. If you have any leads please contact me. Regards, Adrian
Joseph Doyle from Ottawa ON Canada wrote on 08/04/2011 at 11:52 pm
A buddy of mine, also an RCAF member during WW11 presented me with the Air Force ball cap a year or so ago. Constant use over that time my present cap is as shabby almost as I am thus the need to acquire a new one. Iwas seconded to two RAF squadrons 200 and 292 flying in Africa along with service in India Burma and came away with an operational wing and bar. Now I have memories to keep me company as I watch the fireplace slowly each time I have it on. Good job you are doing Keep it up
gerrit de groot from holland wrote on 01/04/2011 at 8:54 am
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Veterans Memorial Park from Bass River NS wrote on 17/03/2011 at 9:06 pm
On May 29,2011 the Veterans Memorial Park will host a celebration for the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. A full military muster will begin at 1030 at the local school, then march to the park led by the Stadacona Band. Everyone is welcome. Dignitaries from all levels of government will attend, and a low altitude fly past by the Seaking, and Aurora will take place. Anyone wishing further information call Ken Jamieson at 902-647-2895. A luncheon will take place following the service at the local school.
Mr. Sinclair T Ronald from Market Harborough England UK. wrote on 15/02/2011 at 2:50 pm
I am trying to trace a Srg. Donald Alexander Sinclair RCAF R/61222 who was KIA and buried in the Commonwealth Graves Ipswich old Cemetery England 1941 aged 21yrs . I require what happened and what was his mission at the time of death for is cousin who lives in Alberta Canada. I hope someone maybe able to help. Regards Sinclair T.Ronald.
Brian Haynes from CRAWLEY SUSSEX UK wrote on 12/02/2011 at 6:22 pm
1957/58.I was at No2TTS CAMP BORDEN installing an F86 Sabre flight simulator.My "boss" there was Wjng Commander Hemsley.I wonder what happened to Sgt Skene ?I was a civil engineer from REDIFON flight simulation.
Stephanie Gaudreau from Vancouver BC wrote on 08/02/2011 at 12:40 am
I am looking for information on LAC John Robert Gaudreau, who served in the RCAF in Trenton, Ont and Marville France and North Bay , Ont.( 1950 - 1963). I am also looking for information on LAW Betty Gaudreau (nee Brooks) who served in Trenton Ont ( 1950-1954).
Craig Lees from West Vancouver, B.C., Canada wrote on 01/02/2011 at 5:09 am
I am trying to find any information on my Uncle, F/O Ed Welters who flew with the SKYLANCERS in Europe and was killed on March 2, 1956 with 3 of his buddies flying their Sabres. His tail # is 23524 and flew Left Wing. I will be in Europe in July, 2011 and am trying to locate his gravesite. I would really appreciate any help possible.
Beth C. Moore from Kingston wrote on 23/01/2011 at 5:38 am
My father S. Ralph Moore (Major, retired) passed away on January 5, 2011. My father loved his military carreer and the many friends that he met over the years.
Fred Nesbitt from Little Current Ontario wrote on 20/01/2011 at 2:56 am
Rick Davies from Atlanta GA wrote on 19/01/2011 at 4:11 pm
Hello from Georgia. RCAF early 60's. AFP. Airforce brat from birth in '46 until dad retired in 64 from Rockcliffe. Gosh I miss those days!
Keith Clifford from Hamilton, Ontario wrote on 08/01/2011 at 1:41 pm
Hello to all from the friendly city of Hamilton, Ontario. If you're in the area stop by at the Wing for some comradeship. Keith Clifford 2nd Vice President 447 Wing AFAC Hamilton
Anne (Tripe) Crossman from Nova Scotia wrote on 04/01/2011 at 11:52 am
Thank you for this website. I'd just like to ask for two minor edits in my father's entry - TRIPE, S/L Phillip Valentine King (42279). 1) It's Philip with one "l". 2) "He drowned in an ice boating accident." He continued to be very active to the end and "ice boating" is more fitting and true. Thanks again.
Trevor E. Smith from Trail B.C. wrote on 02/01/2011 at 10:30 pm
Stationed with 403 Sqn. in the early 50's Inst Tech. would like to have been there longer but was transferred to C.E.P.E. Edmonton for 3 years then to the Air Navigation School, Winnepeg,4 years.in Germany and back to the peg. took my pension and retired in Trail B.C. 35 Years + was enough Met My Wife in Calgary Got Married oldest is a retired Airfoce W.O. in Cold Lake. Life is Good TaTaForNow
Frederick (Fred) Kanne from River Ryan Cape Breton NS wrote on 30/12/2010 at 11:17 pm
I am retired since 1989 after 26 years in the RCAF. There is not a wing locally, that I know of, so I am not currently affiliated with a wing. If you know of any close by could you let me know by return email? Thanks. WO FT Kanne (Ret)