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Wayne Hall wrote at January 7, 2015:
My Dad, F/L Donald George Hall was at Middleton St. George with 419 from Dec '42 to Aug.'45...I would be interested to know if Della Baldwin or anyone else has any info' on him. He was a Flight Eng. and the Engineer Officer for 419.He did about half his tour crewed W/C Merv Fleming who was also Squadron C.O.
Sallie Cooper from Nottingham, England wrote at December 28, 2014:
I am the grand daughter of John William Shanks born approx. 1918 (96) who served in the Air Force and was based at Langer airfield, Nottingham during WW2. My mum never new him and would like to know what happened to him, there doesn't seem to be any record of him. Many people have tried. I am trying now and if there is anyone still alive that served at the same place that new him I would like to know you. Many thanks. Sallie
cpl jim hiuser from grand bend ont wrote at December 10, 2014:
I served 5 yrs with aete in cold lake and 9.months in snags in 4 wing. I was a ae tech from aug 67 to oct 74. would like to here from anyone who nows me
Della Baldwin from England wrote at November 22, 2014:
I wish I'd found this site before. My husband was in the RAF, seconded to the RCAF 428 squadron (Ghost) which twinned to 419 at Middletn-St-George, England.
I have details of raids and personnel taking part in them for four months of 1943. I have also written a book which is on Amazon called Whichever Way the Wind Blows. It centers on a Canadian crew at the station, although it's also a love story. It describes raids, including Peenamunde, and you will see what those boys had to contend with.
D.M.Wynn from England wrote at November 22, 2014:
I have written a book which centers on a Canadian crew based in N/E England during WW2. Although it's partly a love story, it is also a tribute to those gallant young men from overseas to came to fight for Britain during her hour of need. The book is on Amazon (and Kindle) and is called Whichever Way the Wind Blows by D.M.Wynn. Read it and understand just what they had to go through. I woud be grateful for your feedback. Many thanks.
Sheila Kettley from drakes broughton wrote at November 12, 2014:
My mother was with the royal Canadian air force station
Linton on ouse. York.
Her name was Helen ross 2118101.
I have Christmas menu for 1943 and 1944.
With photos of king George queen Elizabeth and princess Elizabeth.
Can you help.
Sheila kettley
Margaret Aitchison Palmer-Brown from Argyll Scotland wrote at November 12, 2014:
I am desperately trying to find more information about pilot Officer Hugh MacLachlan Aitchison RCAF attached to 75 Squad RAF who died on 15 September 1941 and is buried at Hamburg Cemetery. That is all I have been able to find through search engines. I heard he had been awarded a medal of some kind but find no trace of same.I was told many years ago that he was in a lockheed Hudson when he was shot down but I do not know if this is accurate. I am an old lady now and need to find out all I can about Hugh so tnat his memory can be kept alive by my children and grandchildren. Can Anyone help.
Kathleen Snider from St.Catharines, ON wrote at November 6, 2014:
I am looking for information on John "Jack" Douglas Snider. He was in the 78th squadron from June to November 1941 for his first tour.
His second was with the 419 from Feb to May 1943. He was an instructor in the UK for 6 months before returning to Ottawa.
Stuart Tait from Ottawa, Ontario wrote at October 18, 2014:
Looking fore information on Ted Argue of 403 Squadron. He was my supervisor when I was working for Customs and Excise in 1969. I need his aircraft serial number and aircraft codes so that I may make a spitfire model of his aircraft.
Michael MacNamara from Fonthill Ontario wrote at September 27, 2014:
1962 - 1968 104 KU and 414 (EW) Squadron.... Then to 424 Trenton and finally CFB Bagotville. 1972
David Barrett from Chilliwack, British Columbia wrote at September 14, 2014:
1944 #7 O.T.U. Debert Nova Scotia.

On January 6th --1944 ---I was flying a Mosquito Aircraft - I hit another Mosquito aircraft on take-off, the aircraft I hit was on the wrong runway --a command investigation I was not at fault -- both aircraft were destroyed --Does anyone remember the accident --I left for England soon after ---would like to know if anyone remembers.
David Barrett wrote at September 14, 2014:
1944 #7 O.T.U. Debert Nova Scotia.

On January 6th --1944 ---I was flying a Mosquito Aircraft - I hit another Mosquito aircraft on take-off, the aircraft I hit was on the wrong runway --a command investigation I was not at fault -- both aircraft were destroyed --Does anyone remember the accident --I left for England soon after ---would like to know if anyone remembers.
HCol Ronald M. Begg, ret'd - CFSACO -RCAF from Cornwall, Ontario wrote at September 11, 2014:
To all of our veterans you made us proud during the campaigns and continue to this the eagles fly high....and God Bless
Christopher White from 59 Bramblegrove Cres., Ottawa ON K1T 3G2 wrote at September 10, 2014:
My mother, Ruth White (Section Officer WAAF) passed away today. I would love to hear from anyone who remembers Ruth as a long-time member of the RCAFA Toronto.
John H. Bisscheroux from Chomedey, QC wrote at August 31, 2014:
Enjoy reading the stories presented here. I served in the RNAF from 1951 to 1957 and came to Canada where I joined the 306 Maple Leaf RCAFA mess on Sherbrooke Str Montreal and had a jolly good time with the fellow members at the time. I now see more and more old timers going on permanent soaring duty
in the great blue yonder......pitty !
Smitha782 from Smitha782 wrote at August 25, 2014:
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Michael MacNamara from Fonthill Ontario wrote at July 26, 2014:
Served at 104 KU and 414 (EW) Sqn. 1962 - 1968 A wonderfull posting.
Tony Rushton from England wrote at July 21, 2014:
I am secretary of the Guildford branch of RAFA, I want ask if there any planned activities to mark VE day that our branch could become involved with as during the war there was a large Canadian presence here in Guildford both Army and Air Force based at Dunsfold


Candice McDonald wrote at July 12, 2014:
I was hoping someone might have information on my grandfather James Edward McDonald. I have a picture of him in uniform. After researching the badge, I have determined it is a WW2 RCAF air gunner badge. He was born in 1925, and was living in Toronto, Ontario during WW2. I can be reached at Thanks.
Rosemary Edmeads from Culver City California wrote at July 5, 2014:
On Sept. 2013 several RCAF WW2 veterans received the Bomber Command Bar from Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino at a ceremony held in Calgary. One of the veteran airmen who was presented with the Bomber Command Bar was Robert Peterson who served as a Bomb Aimer in Halifax JP162 FS stationed in Brindisi Italy. This crew which included my father Sgt John Rae, RAFVR Rear Gunner was delivering supplies to aid the Polish partisans at the beginning of the Warsaw uprising August 4/5th, 1944. The plane was shot down.three of the crew were killed including my father. Sgt Peterson along with 3 other crew baled out and was aided by the partisans and eventually returned to the UK and the home to Canada.
I have been trying to find him without success. Can anyone help me locate him I would love to be able to talk with him. I have been researching the crew and the events leading up to that tragic mission when 4 Halifax aircraft did not return and I am about to publish a book.
This year marks the 70 Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising and I will be in Poland at Rakowicki Cemetery, Krakow to remember the brave airmen who did not return.
I hope that someone can help
Rosemary Edmeads