Historical Aircraft

437 Squadron Names of Personnel

 

G.E.H. Abrams

Robert Wilfred (R.W.) Alexander, S/L: J.2833 DFC, (Sep 1944 – KIA Sep 1944)

S. Allen

R.D. Anderson

Fred J. Andrews, DFC, died 2 February 2010, aged 90.

Harvey Weller Attwell, 1923-2017.

J.S. Auld

V.D. Babcock

Rudy Baltuweit, died 3 April 2005, aged 85.

Frederick R. “Fred” Baxter.

J.E. Beary

N.S. Beckett

L.H. Bennetts

J.W. Beazley

C. Bepol

Arnold David Black, N, F/O,  J39334, first ORB record 2 Dec 44, (1921-2015)

J.S. Blair

J.D. Blue

A.C. Blythe, DFC

Boland

L.J. Botari

Henry A. “Hank” Boyce, Maintenance Sergeant, died 21 February 2009, aged 85.

J.E. Boyd

G.L. Breckon

T.J. Brennan

Brown

James Henry “Jim” Burford, d. 16 February 2007, aged 86.

R.S. Burks

G.S.L. Burns

C.H. Butt

J.M. Byrnes

J.G.D. Campbell

W.M. Campbell (WAAF), Killed in Action Oct 24/44 age 20. #437 Husky Squadron (Omnia Passim). Dakota aircraft FZ 655 was returning from a freight operation at Antwerp when it crashed near St. Pol, Dunkirk, France.

J.R. Chambers

Weldon F. “Bud” Chambers, d. 14 June 2009, aged 87.

Cheaney

K. Chinsky

R.A. Chown

B.M. Clarke

H.G. Clegg

R.S. Coleman

T.W. Connolly

Murray H.F. Conrad, d.2011.

D.S. Cooper

J.T. Corrigan

C.H. Cressman

Lou Crowe

L.F. Crump

D.A. Cox

L.E. Cox

R.B. Cox, P, R187017 Flt Sgt

C.H. Cressman

G.C. Cumbrell

F.C. Cunnell

J.A. Daldorph

V.J. Dale

L.F. Dahlstedt

B.S. Davis

H.J. Davis

C. Dawson

J.P. DeChamplain

A.A.R. Deeks

J.A. Delahunt

Delamere

S.U. DeMacio

Dennison-Broad

M. Depew

C. DePol

R.H. Dickson

C.R. Dobbin

R.S. Down

B.R. Draycott

R.J. Durrant

W.J. Dunstan

P. Eisenbraun

N.M. Elliston

Alan Emmott

R.E. English

L. Evans

W.H.E. Faircloth

N.W. Faulafer

D.B. Fennell

J.G. Findlater

Huck Finn

F.E. Fitzgibbon

R. Fowler

R.W. Fox

J.H. Framm

R.E. Frank

B.B. Friedlander

J.E. Gillett

G.R. Gilmaster

N.J. Godkin (Padre)

D.R. Goodwin

A. Goucher

Bob Gourlie

A. Grahamslaw

W.G. Gray

R.E. Griffith

N.W. Gustafson

G.V. Grant

R.W. Green

L.J. Greenslade

S.A. Gumbrell, Killed in Action Oct 24/44 age 20. #437 Husky Squadron (Omnia Passim). Dakota aircraft FZ 655 was returning from a freight operation at Antwerp when it crashed near St. Pol, Dunkirk, France.

J.C. Hackett

K.E. Hadfield

G.P. Hagerman, DFC

M.G. Hagglund

John “Jack” Fotheringham Haldimand, (1922-2011)

W.D. Hardy

D.E. Harrison, F/S, W, R134091

J.V. Harrison

C.G. Harville

C.M. Hazell

A. Hebert

J.P. Hicks

F.H. Hill

R.F. Hilts

J.D. Hodgson

C. Holborn

Charles Holloway

Norman Jack Hollyoake, d. 8 May 2009, aged 94.

A.R. Holmes

L.V. Hooper

L.D. Hornsby

L.C. Hoskins

R.J. Houter

T.C. Hoy

W.G. Hughes

Keith E. Hunt, N, d. 21 April 2008. Served as the Corporate Vice-President Administration for Canadian National Railways.

E.A. Hurd

D.L. Jack

F.C. Jenkins

W.D. Johnston

A.J.P. Johnstone

G.C. Jones

R.G. Joyce

E.L. Joynt

M. Kachuk

E. Kasperski

Myles James Kehoe (1923-2006)

R.A. Kenny

P. Kertland

J.R. Knight

J.E. Korski

P. Kowel

H.J. Lancashire

J.W. Lane

J.C. Lawson

H. Liebman

J.R. Lindeman

M.W. Little

Lindsay

J.W. “Jack” Lockwood, d. 19 March 2005, aged 86.

J.W. Lyon

H.H. MacAloney

John Franklin MacIntosh, d.2012

C.F. MacLeod

G.D. MacKay

F.A.R. MacKay

G.E. MacNeil

H.C. MacNeill

M.S.R. Mahon

W.E.L. Manson

J.C. Marshall

C.G. Marville

W. Massey

A.R. Maynard

A.G. McCaw

G.C. McConachie

H.G. McDonald

G.B. McEwen

J.P. McGregor

K.M. McGuinty

A. McHugh, DFM (RAF)

D.H. McKay

Harry J. McKinley, DFC, N, d. 3 May 2004, aged 90.

P.C. McLaughlin

John Alan McLean, d. 25 September 2013, aged 93.

William E. McLean, d. 24 July 2008, aged 86.

Fred McLeod

W.J. McLintock

D. McNabb

W.R. McPhee, F/S, P, R199867

C.N. McVeigh

R. Mercer

W.A. Milne

J.R. Mock

J.L. Moffat

E. Montgomery

Arthur Moody  Arthur was born in Erin, Ontario on August 29, 1924. He enlisted in the Air Force in June 1944. He was part of the largest mass movement during World War II with Husky Squadron #437 in Europe. This Squadron helped liberate three thousand Canadian prisoners of war. He was released on July 24, 1946 and was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, France and Germany Star, and the Defence Medal. Upon his return to Canada, he was a driver for a local creamery before entering the York Police Force. Art was very active in a variety of roles in the Legion as well as a member of Masons and the Shriners. He was a Rameses and Aahmes in California Shriners Temple Ambassador. Art has been a member of Tottenham Legion Branch 329, Campbellford Legion Branch 103 and a Life Member of Mount Albert Legion Branch 382 for a total of 67 years.

T.A. Moore

Morris

W.R. Mundy

K.F. Munroe

G.A.A. Murdock

N. Murkett

W.K. Murphy

R.A. Murray

J.G. Nadeau

W.R. Neal

J.H. Oliver

W.F. Osborne

D.J. O’Sullivan

W.R. Paget

P.J. Parrott

F.H. Parsons

G.A. Patenaude

C. Parkham

Barney Paul

C.F. Payne

R.F. Pearson

Robert C. Penrose, d. 20 August 2005.

Sinbad Philipps

J.H. Phillips

J.R. Phillippe

J.C. Pinder

R.I. Pinner

Robert F. “Bob” Platt, d. 28 June 2007, aged 86.

J. Pope

Wilfred Henry “Pete” Porter (1923-2018)

J.B. Power

J.H. Pram

L.E. Priest

R.S. Purkis

K.E. Rasmussen

J. Rechenuc

J.T. Reed

R.J. Roach

J.F. Roberts

J.A. Robertson

BGen (Ret’d) Joseph R. Romanow, CMM, CD, d. 21 March 2011.

W.J. Romanowiz

L.E. Rooke

S.H. Routbard

G.R. Roy

C.N. Roy

J.M. Russell

J.E.R. St. Arnaud

W.C. Sanderson

D.O. Schneider, Killed in Action Oct 24/44 age 20. #437 Husky Squadron (Omnia Passim). Dakota aircraft FZ 655 was returning from a freight operation at Antwerp when it crashed near St. Pol, Dunkirk, France.

J. Scott

James Ellis Seary, d. 13 November 2013.

H.B. Sedgewick

E.Q. Semple

J.J. Sergeant

C. Sheard

R.O. Shimmell

John Percy Simmonds (1922-2001)

O.A. Simmons

W.E. Simpson

H.M. Slichter

H.A. Smith

J.C. Smith

Sydney Smith, d. 19 Aug 2011, aged 90.

V.C. Smith

G.B. Snider

Joseph Sopaz, d. 1 January 2008, aged 85.

J.H. Soper, SOPER, JOHN HERMAN WO2(WAG) R161774. From Brockville, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 24/44 age 20. #437 Husky Squadron (Omnia Passim). Dakota aircraft FZ 655 was returning from a freight operation at Antwerp when it crashed near St. Pol, Dunkirk, France. ES. D.O. Schneider, LACW. M. Campbell (WAAF), and Sgt S.A. Gumbrell (RAF) were also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Soper is buried in the Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringen, Pas De Calais, France.

R.J.S. Souter

J.A. Spirock

G.A. Sproule

John Alexander Sproule, DFC (1917-1995)

D.E. Starratt

E.B. Steele

P. Steffin

J.B. Sterling

T.E. Stewart

J. Stott

D.A. Strenz

H. Summerfield (Aus)

R.E. Sutfin

C. Claire Sweetman, (1908-2004)

Frederick George Svendsen, New Zealand, died 27 March 2011, aged 88.

William Taylor, d. 28 Octobert 2005, aged 85.

H.G. Tennant

S.E. Thayer

I.V. Thompson

Norman Thornley, d. 22 February 2011, aged 88.

J.S. Tomshak

G.R. Tozer

P.A. Turner

J. Tuskey

E.K. Walker

F.A. Walker

Ronald Walker

R.L. Wallace

Robert Walsh, d. 30 July 2008, aged 88.

G.R. Warrington

T. Weir

B.H. Wellington

H.O. Wells

Jack Wells

W.H. Wetherilt

J. Wiener

J. Wilcock

J.L. Wilson

J.H. Wurtele

John R.W. Wynne, d. 6 January 2006, aged 85. Earned a medical degree post-war.

W. Zelicovitz