Historical Aircraft

Facey-Crowther to Foster

 

FACEY-CROWTHER, Listed as Crowther, Lionel Percy F.

FADDEN, NORVAL GREGORY F/O(BA) J37818. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Jan 16/45 age 22. #434 Bluenose Squadron (In Excelsis Vincimus). Target – Zeitz, Germany. Please see P/O Dougal Turner for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Fadden is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FAGAN, WILLIAM HENRY SGT(P) R70522. From Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Killed Sep 5/41 age 20. #12 Operational Training Unit. Sgt Fagan was killed in an aircraft accident at the aerodrome at Chipping Warden, England. Sergeant Pilot Fagan is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking Surrey, England.

FAHEY, MICHAEL PAUL SGT(P) R132574. From New York City, New York, U.S.A. Killed Jan 21/43 age 23. Sgts Fahey and R.R.F. Swords (RAAF) were killed when Miles Master aircraft #DL 800 crashed at New Shardelows Farm, one and one half miles south-east of Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire. Sergeant Pilot Fahey is buried in the Saint Mary and Saint Andrew Churchyard, Whittlesford, Cambridgeshire, England.

FAHEY, ROBERT EDWARD FS(WAG) R85957. From Penetanguishene, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 29/42 age 21. #16 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Stageman R.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fahey is buried in the Ohlsdorf Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany.

FAHIE, PERCY PHILIP FS(N) R104192. From Lower Ship Harbor, East Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Mar 12/43 age 22. Transit Flight. Hudson aircraft #FK 722 was enroute from the United Kingdom to Gibraltar when it crashed in the sea two miles off the aerodrome at Gibraltar. Sgt G.E. Somerville, F/O L.H. York, F/O F.L.M. Whibley (RNZAF), and F/O D.R. Tuft (RAF) were also killed. Flight Sergeant Navigator Fahie has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta. Addendum: – FS. Fahie was 23 years old at the time of death not 22. Detail provided by D.A. Stallard, Trenton, Nova Scotia.

FAHRNI, ROSS PRINGLE P/O(OB) J9903. From Gladstone, Manitoba. Killed in Action Aug 19/42 age 21. #172 Squadron. Wellington aircraft #HX 482 crashed in the sea near Swansea during an anti-stab patrol. P/O J.S. Haynes, Sgt E.H. Dawe, Sgt C.A.G. Dale (RNZAF), and one RAF crew member were also killed. Pilot Officer Observer Fahrni is buried in the Killay St. Hilary of Poictiers Churchyard, Swansea, Wales.

FAHSELT, RICHARD ELMER SGT(AG) R254327. From Cabri, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Nov 2/44 age 20. #153 Squadron (Noctividus). Target – Dusseldorf, Germany. Please see Lord C.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Fahselt was buried in the Community Cemetery at Krefeldbockum, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FAIR, THOMAS WORTHINGTON P/O(N) J86024//R139965. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Apr 25/44 age 21. #463 Australia Squadron (Press On Regardless). Lancaster aircraft #LL 848 missing during night operations to Munich, Germany. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Pilot Officer Navigator Fair is buried in the War Cemetery at Dumbach, Germany.

FAIR, WILLIAM REGINALD F/O(P) J25400//R156755. From Bowmanville, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 22/44 age 22. #92 Squadron (Aut Pugna Aut Morere). F/O Fair had been engaged in a bombing and strafing operation four miles south of Russi, Italy and was returning to base when his Spitfire aircraft #JF 513 suddenly went into a spin and crashed. It is believed the aircraft had been hit by flak during the mission. Flying Officer Pilot Fair is buried in the War Cemetery, Forli, Italy.

FAIRALL, ALBERT JAMES FS(WAG) H86821. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Aug 28/43 age 22. #519 Squadron. Hampden aircraft missing. Please see FS D.C. McKenzie for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fairall has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FAIRALL, MAU RICE ELMER P/O(AG) J94227//R136030. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 17/44 age 23. #433 Porcupine Squadron (Qui S’y Frotte S’y Pique). Target – Kiel, Germany. Please see Savard J.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Fairall is buried in the Churchyard on the Island of Bogo, Denmark.

FAIRBAIRN, JAMES DUNCAN P/O(P) J19135//R83405. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 7/43 age 20. #1 Squadron (In Omnibus Princeps). P/O Fairbaim was killed when his Typhoon aircraft #EK 113 crashed one mile north of the aerodrome at Hawkinge, England. Pilot Officer Pilot Fairbairn is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FAIRBAIRN, ROBERT DOUGLAS P/O(OB) J8609. From Comox, British Columbia. Killed in Action Feb 24/42 age 20. #53 Squadron. Hudson aircraft lost. Please see P/O K.S. Davies for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Observer Fairbairn has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FAIRBAIRN, STANLEY FRASER P/O(P) J11639. From Calgary, Alberta. Killed in Action Nov 12/42 age 20. RAF Ferry Command. Catalina aircraft #FP 209, out of Dorval, Quebec, crashed in the Strait of Canso. Sgt N.J. Cheney (RNZAF), and two civilians, D.L. DeGretigny and R.H. Sandeman, were also killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Fairbairn has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FAIRBROTHER, WENDELL WILBURN FS(WAG) R62715. From Huntingville, Quebec. Killed in Action Feb 16/42 age 22. #61 Squadron (Per Puram Tunantes). Manchester aircraft #L 7433 Was carrying 2,000 lbs. of bombs and failed to return from operations, presumed enemy action. One RNZAF and six RAF members of the crew missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fairbrother has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FAIREY, EARL ROY P/O(AG) J90956//R215536. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jul 29/44 age 35. #425 Alouette Squadron (Je Te Plumerai). Target – Hamburg, Germany. Please see Howell J.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Fairey has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FAIRFIELD, CHARLES ERNEST F/L(P) J12542. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 18/44 age 24. #401 Ram Squadron (Mors Celerrima Hostibus). Spitfire aircraft went into a dive at 200 feet after pulling up from attacking transports in the Orbec area of France. The aircraft crashed two miles east of Orbec. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fairfield is buried in the Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, France.

FAIRGRIEVE, WILLIAM CHARD F/O(P) J25437. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Aug 17/44 age 25, #428 Ghost Squadron (Usque Ad Finem). Target – Stettin, Germany. Please see Slater H. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fairgrieve is buried in the Cemetery on Sejero Island, Denmark.

FAIRHEAD, ERNEST P/O(P) J88531//R169481. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed Feb 12/44 age 23. #1659 Heavy Conversion Unit. The crew of Halifax aircraft #OK 129 were engaged in a cross-country training exercise when they crashed six miles south-west Northallerton, England. FS J.B. Fox and one airman, not Canadian, were also killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Fairhead is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FAIRLES, MARTIN LELAND P/O(P) J90643//R123039. From Stouffville, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 24/44 age 25. #11 Squadron (Octores Acrioresque Aquilis). Two Hurricane aircraft were in a mid-air collision whilst getting into formation near Imphal. The pilot of the second aircraft, not a Canadian also killed. PO. Fairles was the pilot of aircraft #LK 351. Pilot Officer Pilot Fairies is buried in the Imphal War Cemetery, India.

FAIRLESS, ALLAN GILMORE P/O(P) J87070//R160899. From Medicine Hat, Alberta. Killed in Action Jun 17/44 age 28. #431 Iroquois Squadron (The Hatiten Ronteriios). Target – Sterkrade, Germany. Please see Robinson H.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Fairless is buried in the Biezenmortel Roman Catholic Cemetery, near Udenhout, North Brabant, Holland.

FA1RLEY, WILLIAM IRVINE FS(WAG) R61612. From Regina, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jan 12/42 age 21. #148 Squadron (Trusty). Wellington aircraft shot down. Please see P/O A.L. Fraser for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fairley has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Alamein War Memorial, Egypt.

FAIRWEATHER, ALAN HALLETT F/L(P) C1307. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed Jan 15/42 age 33. #7 Elementary Flying Training School, Windsor, Ontario. Fleet Finch aircraft #4514 crashed five miles south-west of the aerodrome at Windsor when the pilot failed to recover from an inverted spin. LAC D.R. Axler was also killed. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fairweather is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery at Vancouver, British Columbia.

FAIRWEATHER, EDGAR LLOYD P/O(BA) J21535. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 15/43 age 21. #420 Snowy Owl Squadron (Pugnamus Finitum). Wellington aircraft missing. Please see Brown, Arthur for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Bomb Airner Fairweather has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FALAN, WARD THOMAS SGT(AG) R207621. From Collins Bay, Ontario. Killed Apr 27/44 age 21. #1666 Heavy Conversion Unit. Sgt FaIan was killed when his Halifax aircraft #JD 106 was overtaken by another Halifax whilst both were taxying on the perimeter track at RCAF Station, Wombleton, Yorkshire. Sergeant Air Gunner FaIan is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FALARDEAU, WILLIAM LESLIE SGT(P) R80157. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed Oct 14/41 age 19. #22 Operational Training Unit. Sgt Falardeau lost his life when Wellington aircraft #R 654 flew into the ground at Little Rissington. Poor visibility was believed to have been the cause. Sergeant Pilot Falardeau is buried in St. Peter Churchyard, Little Rissington, Gloucestershire, England.

FALCONER, LLOYD GEORGE F/O(P) J29597. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed Aug 17/44 age 27. #10 Service Flying Training School, Dauphin, Manitoba. F/O Falconer was killed when Cessna Crane aircraft #8848 struck some trees and crashed two miles south-east of Gilbert Plains, Manitoba. Flying Officer Pilot Falconer is buried in the Old Kildonan Cemetery at Winnipeg, Manitoba.

FALK, FREDERICK HAROLD SGT(WAG) 798559 – Royal Air Force. From St. John’s, Newfoundland. Killed in Action May 31/42 age 23. Aircraft lost over enemy-held territory. P/O W.H. Gorton (RAF) and P/O V.E. Woohough D.F.M. (RAF) were also killed. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Falk is buried in the General Cemetery, Diepenveen, Overijssel, Holland.

FALK1NS, LEONARD MARVIN F/O(N) J25746. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action May 8/44 age 23. #106 Squadron (Pro Libertate). Target – Salbris, France. Please see Rose H.K. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Falkins is buried in the Communal Cemetery, St. Viatre, Loire-et-Cher, France.

FALL’S, GEORGE EMERSON FS(OB) R86387. From Carberry, Manitoba. Killed May 3/42 age 28. #418 City of Edmonton Squadron. Boston aircraft crashed. Please see Sgt R.E. Williams for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Observer FaIlls is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey; England.

FALL1S, JOHN P/O(P) J169051/R79074. From St. Lambert, Quebec. Killed in Action Jan 18/43 age 26. #12 Squadron (Leads The Field). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see Fansher H. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Fallis has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FALLOON, JAMES GARNET F/O(P) J22895. From Foxwarren, Manitoba. Killed Mar 31/44 age 26. #575 Squadron. F/O Falloon was killed when Dakota aircraft #KG 366 hit a tree arid crashed at Model Farm, near Watlington, Oxfordshire, England. Three of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Flying Officer Pilot Falloon is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FALLOWDOWN, KENNETH ROSS FS(WAG) R144200. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 22/43 age 21. #82 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see WO H.W. Johnson for casualty list and trip detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fallowdown is buried in the 01lerton Cemetery, Nottinghamshire, England.

FALLS, TOM MONTAGUE F/O(P) J10147. From Glencoe, Illinois, U.S.A. Killed in Action Jan 17/43 age 20. #111 Squadron (Abstantes). F/O Falls was killed when his Spitfire aircraft #ER 884 was shot down in the, sea during operations. Flying Officer Pilot Falls has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FANSHER, HARRY FREDERICK P/O(P) J16216. From Govan, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jan 18/43 age 21. #12 Squadron (Leads The Field). Lancaster aircraft #ED 388 failed to return from a trip, presumed over the target, presumed enemy action. P/O J. FaHis was also killed. Five of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Fansher has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FANSON, GORDON WILLIAM NEIL F/L(P) J21265. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Aug 18/43 age 27. #428 Ghost Squadron (Usque Ad Finem). Target – Peenemunde, Germany. Please see Leighton J.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fanson is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FARAGHER, JOHN P/O(AG) J92617//R219927. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 17/44 age 20. #431 Iroquois Squadron (The Hatiten Ronteriios). Target – Kiel, Germany. Please see Snell D.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Faragher was buried in the Military Cemetery at the Old Church, Peliworm Island, exhumed, and reburied in the Ohlsdorf Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany.

FARAH, GEORGE WO2(AG) R85961. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 14/43 age 35. #102 Ceylon Squadron (Tentate Et Perticite). Halifax aircraft lost. Please see FS A.N. Conner for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Air Gunner Farah was buried in the Military Cemetery at Venlo, Limburg, Holland, exhumed, and reburied in the Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, Holland.

FARGHER, GEORGE FREDERICK FS(AG) R84029. From Prince George, British Columbia. Killed in Action Sep 10/42 age 24. #102 Ceylon Squadron (Tentate Et Perficite). Halifax aircraft lost. Please see F/O P.A. England for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fargher is buried in the Canadian War Cemetery, Bergen-OpZoom, Holland.

FARGHER, GEORGE PASS FS(P) R67720. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 4/42 age 21. #227 Squadron. Beaufighter aircraft lost off Malta. The navigator, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Pilot Fargher has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FARIS, GLEN DEAN LAC(P) R118365 – under training. From Palo Alto, California, U.S.A. Killed May 8/42 age 19. #5 Service Flying Training School, Brantford, Ontario. Anson aircraft crashed. Please see Coleman E.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Faris is buried in the Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, California, U.S.A.

FARLETTE, JOSEPH RODOLPHE GASTON F/O(BA) J45515. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed Nov 30/44 age 26. #82 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see F/O J.A. Smallwood for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Farlette is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FARLEY, ARTHUR RODOLPHE ROLAND P/O(WAG) J15335. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed in Action May 15/42 age 26. #407 Demon Squadron (To Hold On High). Hudson aircraft lost. Please see Cook G.F. casualty list and flight detail. This was P/O Farley’s first operation. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Farley has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FARLEY, LEO LOUIS JOSEPH FS(WAG) R60963. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Jun 4/42 age 22. #218 Gold Coast Squadron (In Time). Stirling aircraft #W 7474 failed to return from operations. Six RAF crew members, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Farley is buried in the Canadian War Cemetery, Bergen-Op-Zoom, Holland.

FARMER, DANIEL G. FS(WAG) 621070 – Royal Air Force. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Apr 4/41 age 21. #51 Squadron (Swift And Sure). Whitley aircraft lost during operations over enemy-held territory. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Farmer is buried at Treberuden, France.

FARMER, KENNETH ALBERT SGT(AG) R188765. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 18/43 age 20. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Mannheim, Germany. Please see F/O James S. Smith for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Farmer is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FARNAN, MARVEN ERNEST SGT(P) 785036 – Royal Air Force. From Truro, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Sep 26/41 age 21. #115 Squadron (Despite The Elements), Marham, Norfolk, England. Target – Emden, Germany. Please see Lappin J.S. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Pilot Farnan has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FARNER, HUGO OSCAR P/O(P) J20564. From Sarnia, Ontario. Killed Sep 24/43 age 21. #2 Service Flying Training School, Uplands, Ontario. P/O Harner and WO A.E. Frazer were killed when Harvard aircraft #3293 crashed at St. Andrews, East Quebec, cause obscure. Pilot Officer Pilot Farner is buried in the Lake View Cemetery, Sarnia, Ontario:

FARNHAM, JOHN ARLO F/O(BA) J12974. From Upper Woodstock, New Brunswick. Killed in Action May 28/43 age 24. #432 Leaside Squadron (Saevitir Ad Lucem). Target – Essen, Germany. Please see P/O R.E. Taylor D.F.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Farnham has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FARNHAM, ROY EARNEST FS(P) R75527. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed Jun 12/42 age 21. #20 Elementary Flying Training School, Oshawa, Ontario. FS Farnham died while in the Christie Street Hospital in Toronto as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident at the West Rougehill Bridge on #2 Highway near Pickering, Ontario. Flight Sergeant Pilot Farnham is buried in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario.

FARNIE, ARTHUR KINGSLEY FS(OB) R86310. From Reston, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jul 2/42 age 20. #415 Swordfish Squadron (Ad Metam). FSs Farnie, G.A. Pearce, T. Gibbons, and F/O G.G. James were all killed when Hampden aircraft #AT 235 went down in the sea during operations. Flight Sergeant Observer Farnie is buried in the Sage War Cemetery, Oldenburg, Land Niedersachsen, Germany.

FARQUHAR, ALLAN RONALD ARMITAGE F/O(N) J14805. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jul 28/43 age 21. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Halifax aircraft lost. Please see W/C. J.A. Piddington D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Farquhar was buried in the South Cemetery at Neumunster, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Ohlsdorf Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany.

FARR, HARRY PRIOR F/O(N) J14209. From Oakville, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 23/43 age 28. #434 Bluenose Squadron (In Excelsis Vincimus). Target – Kassel, Germany. Please see Watson F.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Farr has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FARR, JACK ABRAHAM FS(AG) R290244. From Todmorden, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 5/45 age 20. #99 Squadron (Quisque Tenax). Target – Japanese Battleship. Please see WO J.C. Ekeberg for casualty list and other detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Farr has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Singapore War Memorial, Malaya.

FARRALLY, JOHN F/L(P) 108623 – Royal Air Force. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Oct 6/44 age 28. #464 Squadron (Aequo Animo). Mosquito aircraft lost during operations, the navigator, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Farrally is buried in the South Cemetery, Lille, France.

FARRAR, DOUGLAS GORDON AC1 R138304 – chef. From Nanaimo, British Columbia. Died Aug 13/45 age 29. #436 Elephant Squadron (Onus Portamus). Death by natural causes whilst in a hospital in Bombay. AirCraftman First Class Farrar is buried in the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Rangoon, Burma.

FARREL, JOHN ALEXANDER FS(AG) R152210. From Brantford, Ontario. Killed in Action May 5/43 age 22. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Dortmund, Germany. Please see Kennedy E.E. for casualty list and flight detail, this was Sgt Farrel’s third operation. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Farrel was buried in the Municipal Cemetery at Kirchellen Mitte, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FARRELL, DESMOND WILLIAM S/L(P) C1462. From Senneville, Quebec. Killed in Action Jun 7/44 age 29. #407 Demon Squadron (To Hold On High). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see F/L W.H. Brown D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Squadron Leader Pilot Farrell has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FARRELL, DOUGLAS JOSEPH FS(P) R127628. From Colborne, Ontario. Killed Jan 28/43 age 25. #14 Operational Training Unit (Keep With The Pack). Wellington aircraft #Z 8896 crashed on the aerodrome at RAF Station, Waddington, England. The pilot was attempting a landing with the port engine unserviceable. Four of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Flight Sergeant Pilot Farrell is buried in the Newport Cemetery, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.

FARRELL, EDWARD JOSEPH P/O(AG) J936811//R264741. From St. John’s, Newfoundland. Killed in Action Dec 18/44 age 24. #432 Leaside Squadron (Saevitir Ad Lucem). Target – Duisburg, Germany. Please see March G.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Farrell is buried in the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer, France.

FARRELL, JAMES JOSEPH FS(WAG) R144036. From Campbellford, Ontario. Killed Jan 23/44 age 21. #1679 Conversion Unit. Lancaster aircraft crashed. Please see MacDonald F.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Farrell is buried in the City Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

FARRELL, JAMES PAUL P/O(P) J39529. From Montreal, Quebec. Killed in Action Mar 13/45 age 25. #433 Porcupine Squadron (Qui S’y Fratte S’y Pique). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see Plante A.V. for casualty list and operation detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Farrell has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FARRELL, JOHN MILLER WO2(N) R103820. From Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action May 14/43 age 21. #78 Squadron (Nemo Non Paratus). The crew of Halifax aircraft #JB 924 were engaged in night operations when they went down near Dongjurn, Holland. FS A.A. Kew, Sgts D. Baxter (RAF), RD. Matches (RAF), E. Pritchard (RAF), P/O R.E. Bragg (RAF), and F/L R. Grey (RAF) were also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Navigator Farrell is buried in the Protestant Churchyard Cemetery at Dongjum, Franekeradeel, Friesland, Holland.

FARRELL, JOHN PATRICK P/O C85269 – accountant. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed Sep 24/44 age 20. Communications Unit, Aden. Hudson aircraft crashed four miles west of Riyan, Jodhpur, India. Three of the crew and four passengers, all not Canadians, were also killed. P/O Farr was the fifth and only Canadian passenger killed. Pilot Officer Farrell is buried in the Maala Cemetery.

FARRELL, PATRICK HENRY AC1 R144760 – aero engine mechanic. From Montreal, Quebec. Died Nov 7/42 age 23. #9 Repair Depot, St. Johns, Quebec. Died in a truck accident. Please see Dolphin G.M. for details and other casualties. AirCraftman First Class Farrell is buried in the Cote Des Neiges Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec.

FARRELL, WILLIAM ROBERT FS(AG) R112769. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 4/43 age 20. #77 Squadron (Esse Potius Quam Videri). Halifax aircraft #DT 730 missing from a night trip to Leipzig, Germany. FSs C.R. Boyd (RAF), W.J.H. Webb (RAF), P/Os R.J. Caseley (RAF), J. Miller (RAF) and Sgt F.E. Ryder (RAF) were also killed. One Canadian, FS K.E. Lees, was taken Prisoner of War. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Farrell is buried in the Becklingen War Cemetery at Soltau, Germany.

FARREN, EDWARD BLAKE SGT(P) R138527. From St. John, New Brunswick. Killed Feb 25/43 age 24. #58 Operational Training Unit. Sgt Farren lost his life when his Spitfire aircraft #R 6968 crashed at Boxton Farm, west of Falkirk, near Avonbridge. Sergeant Pilot Farren is buried in the Gransable Cemetery, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

FARRER, HIRAM P/O(BA) J245331/R152585. From Rainy River, Ontario. Killed Sep 18/43 age 26. #17 Operational Training Unit (Forged To Fight). Wellington aircraft #HE 324 crashed at East Burton, Horwood, North Devon. One airman, not Canadian, was also killed. Pilot Officer Bomb Aimer Farrer is buried in the St. Augustine Churchyard, Heanton Punchardon, Devonshire, England.

FARRER, THOMAS WILLIAM AUBREY P/O(WAG) J87766//R99176. From Somerville, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Killed in Action Jan 31/44 age 24. #608 Squadron (Omnibus Ungulis). Hudson aircraft lost. Please see Webb H. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Farrer is buried in the Salerno War Cemetery, Montecorvino Pugliano, Italy.

FARRINGTON, HARRY GREGORY F/O(N) J11241. From Niagara Falls, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 29/43 age 24. #218 Gold Coast Squadron (In Time). Stirling aircraft #BK 716 failed to return from operations. FS J.F. McCaw and Sgt R.A. Mears (RAF) were also killed. Four of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flying Officer Navigator Farrington has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FARROW, KENNETH DOUGLAS F/O(N) J39321//R180056. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 16/44 age 22. #166 Squadron (Tenacity). Target – Duren, Germany. Please see Schnaufer R.R. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Farrow is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FARROW, LESLIE RICHARD F/L(N) J3757. From Mount Royal, Quebec. Killed in Action Sep22/43 age 24. #7 Squadron (Per Diem Per Noctum), Pathfinder Force. F/L Farrow was on his second tour of operations and was killed when his Lancaster aircraft #JB 184 was lost during a night trip to Hanover, Germany. P/Os J.H. Gillmore (RAF), W.F. Stenhouse (RAF), Sgts J.L. Newman (RAF), and R. Norris (RAF) were also killed. Two others of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flight Lieutenant Navigator Farrow is buried in the Becklingen War Cemetery at Soltau, Germany.

FARROW, THOMAS EDISON F/O(P) J38025. From St. George, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 17/45 age 21. #619 Squadron. Target. Wurzburg, Germany. Please see Tilley L. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Farrow is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FARROW, WILFORD BRUCE LAC R222594 – armourer. From Red Deer, Alberta. Died May 10/45 age 19. #10 North Atlantic Squadron, Gander, Newfoundland. Drowned on duty. Please see Smith S.S.J. for casualty list and detail. Leading AirCraftman Farrow is buried in the St. John’s Joint Services Cemetery, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

FARWELL, FRANK LAC 1344159 – Royal Air Force. From Creston, Newfoundland. Died Nov 8/41 age 22. Leading AirCraftman Farwell is buried in the St. Mary Churchyard, Great Bircham, Bircham, Norfolk, England.

FASSINO, STEFANO DOMANICO SGT(P) R84031. From Lyndhurst, New Jersey, U.S.A. Killed in Action Oct 28/41 age 27. #59 Operational Training Unit. Sgt Fassino was making a forced landing in Hurricane aircraft #V 7236 when it went into a spin during a turn. He was killed when the aircraft crashed just east of the aerodrome at Kingston, England. Sergeant Pilot Fassino is buried in Our Lady and St. Wilfrid Roman Catholic Churchyard, Warwick Bridge, Wetheral, Cumberland, Scotland.

FATTIG, ROBERT DALE SGT(P) R126851. From Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. Killed Feb 28/43 age 27. #55 Operational Training Unit. Hurricane aircraft #EV 6573 and Hurricane #W 9170 were in a mid-air collision one and one half mile north of Blackford, Cumberland, England. The pilot of the other aircraft, #EV 6573, was slightly injured. Sergeant Pilot Fattig is buried in the Annan Cemetery, Dumfriesshire, Dumfries, England.

FAULAFER, ROBERT ALEXANDER F/O(P) J16196. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jun 3/44 age 24. #464 Australian Squadron (Aequo Animo). Mosquito aircraft #NT 154 was shot down during a night intruder operation against the Laon/Atmies airfield, Northern France. The navigator, not Canadian, was also killed. Flying Officer Pilot Faulafer is buried in the Liesse Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France. His name is also inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FAULKNER, ARTHUR JAMES F/O(N) J28229. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Jul 13/44 age 21. #103 Squadron (Noll Me Tangere). Lancaster aircraft #PA 999 lost whilst engaged in a night operation, an attack against Revigny, France. Five RAF members of the crew, FS F.W. Bull, P/O J.A. Harrison, Sgts H.H. Howles, J.M. Mitchinson, and L.P. Whelan were also killed. One of the crew, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flying Officer Navigator Faulkner is buried in the Churchyard at Veel, Meuse, France.

FAULKNER, GEORGE F/O(WAG) J47869. From Victoria, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jun 6/45 age 22. #357 Squadron. Liberator aircraft missing. Please see F/O J.J. Perron for casualty list and other detail. Flying Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Faulkner has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Singapore War Memorial, Malaya.

FAUNT, FRANCIS WILLIAM GRAHAM P/O(P) J8944. From Macleod, Alberta. Killed May 25/42 age 26. #400 City Of Toronto Squadron (Percussuri Vigiles). P/O Faunt was killed when his Tomahawk aircraft went into a spin at 400 feet then crashed and burned five miles west of Turnbridge Wells, England. Pilot Officer Pilot Faunt is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FAWCETT, ALBERT H. JOHN P/O(OB) J15541. From St. Thomas, Ontario. Killed Sep 16/42 age 22. #22 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see Halstead D.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Observer Fawcett is buried in the Evesham Cemetery, Worcestershire, England.

FAWCETT, GEORGE HUMPHREYS SGT(P) R90963. From Upper Sackville, New Brunswick. Killed in Action Nov 10/42 age 23. #126 Flying Lancers Squadron. Hurricane aircraft #BW 876 reached 300 feet after take-off when blue and white smoke came from the aircraft. The Hurricane executed a sliding half turn to the left and entered the water in McDonald Lake off the east end of the runway at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Sergeant Pilot Fawcett is buried in the Upper Sackville Cemeterce, Upper Sackville, New Brunswick.

FAWCETT, MILTON ARGUE FS(WAG) R68576. From Fort Francis, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 28/42 age 23. #150 Squadron (Aiei Anomen). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Cauchy L.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fawcett is buried in the Oud Leusden General Cemetery, Amersfoort, Utrecht, Holland.

FAWCETT, ROWLAND EDEN S/L(P) 43032 D.F.C. – Royal Air Force. From Duncan, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jan 2/44 age 26, #156 Squadron (We Light The Way), Pathfinder Force. S/L Fawcett was on his third tour and was killed when his Lancaster aircraft was lost during operations. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. S/L Fawcett had done one tour on Wellington aircraft flying from the United Kingdom. In 1941 he was shot down near Tobruk while flying Lysander aircraft with an Army Co-operation Unit and managed to return to Allied lines. Squadron Leader Pilot Fawcett has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FAWNS, HERMAN STANLEY WO2(OB) R93489. From Uxbridge, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 22/43 age 25. #431 Iroquois Squadron (The Hatiten Ronteriios). Wellington aircraft #HF 518 failed to return from operations. F/O B.S. Fudge and F/O J.B.G. Bailey D.F.C. (RAF) were also killed. Two of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Warrant Officer Class II Observer Fawns has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FAWTHROP, DONALD ARTHUR F/O(P) J29737//R120121. From Cornwall, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 11/45 age 22. #421 Red Indian Squadron (Bellicurn Cecinere). F/O Fawthrop was killed when his Spitfire aircraft #TK 910 had engine failure and crashed ten miles west of Naeseyck, Belgium. Flying Officer Pilot Fawthrop is buried in the Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere-les-Bruxelles, Belgium.

FAYLE, JOHN STANLEY SGT(WAG) R93202. From Lindsay, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 25/43 age 21. #207 Squadron (Semper Paratus). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see Sexton M.K. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fayle is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FEAGAN, JACK WALTER FS(AG) R90344. From Sheddon, Ontario. Killed Jun 19/43 age 22. #50 Squadron (From Defence To Attack). Lancaster aircraft crashed. Please see Shields T.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Feagan is buried in the Newport Cemetery at Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.

FEAKES, GEORGE STANLEY FS(AG) R118550. From Hespeler, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 1/43 age 32. #428 Ghost Squadron (Usque Ad Finem). Halifax aircraft #DK 249 was shot down at Holzdorf/Elster, Germany during night operations to Berlin, Germany. FSs T.K. Green and B.R. Harrison were also killed. Four of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Feakes was buried in the Municipal Cemetery at Holzdorf/Elster, exhumed, and reburied in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FEAR, HAROLD EDWARD SGT(OB) R69036. From Cochrane, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 7/41 age 29. #144 Squadron (Who Shall Stop Us). Hampden aircraft failed to return from operations. Three of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Sergeant Observer Fear has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FEARN, JAMES F/O(N) J12721. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 18/43 age 21. #114 Hong Kong Squadron (With Speed I Strike). The crew Boston aircraft #AL 703 were engaged in a night strafing attack against the aerodrome at Naples, Italy when they hit some trees or some other high obstruction and crashed. The aircraft exploded and burned on impact. Three of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Flying Officer Navigator Fearn is buried in the Naples War Cemetery, Naples, Italy.

FEARNELEY, FRANCIS NEWTON SALISBURY FS(N) R154156. From East Angus, Quebec. Killed Nov 12/43 age 25. #1659 Heavy Conversion Unit. Halifax aircraft crashed. Please see Patman G.K. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Navigator Fearneley is buried in the St. John Cemetery, Pendelburu, Manchester, England.

FEARNSIDE, JAMES WO2(P) R87380. From Bounty, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Nov 19/42 age 22. #104 Squadron (Strike Hard). Wellington aircraft lost to enemy action off Luqa, Malta. Five of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Fearnside is buried in the Agira War Cemetery, Enna, Sicily.

FEATHERSTONE, RALPH EMERSON F/O(WAG) J41057. From Oakville, Ontario. Killed Apr 8/45 ago 23. #5 Ferry Unit. Beaufighter aircraft crashed. Please see F/O R.J. Glazier for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Featherstone is buried in the Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan.

FEDI, ERIC FS(AG) R172702. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Sep 7/43 age 19. #77 Squadron (Esse Potius Quam Videri). FS Fedi was engaged in his 21st operation when his Halifax aircraft #DT 793 failed to return from an attack against Munich, Germany. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Fedi falsified his age and was 16 years old when he enlisted, he was probably closer to 17 at the time of his death. Eric’s sister, Mrs. Zornick of Winnipeg, Manitoba explained how he got into the RCAF at 16, “A friend helped to falsify his birth certificate and his mother went along with it if he didn’t go overseas. Eric graduated and went overseas without saying goodbye. A brother, in the P.P.C.L.I. in England, threatened to expose his age but Eric said he would never speak to his brother nor his mother if that happened. Relatives in Glasgow, Scotland said he was very happy serving his country so nothing was said,” Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fedi has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England. Addendum:  – The six non-Canadian members of the crew were all R.A.F., their names are; P/Os R.W.F. Munns, W.W. Smith, Sgt.s W.C. Smirk, C.W. Tomlinson, R.R. Wilson, and D.V. Webb. Detail from “Some Of The Many” by Roy Walker, Kent, England.

FEDIGAN, JAMES GERALD JOSEPH FS(BA) R67976. From Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Killed Jun 29/42 age 27. #22 Operational Training Unit. The pilot of Wellington aircraft #R 1036 overshot the landing and crashed at Wellesbourne, England. P/O C.D. Archer and FS M.W. Fedirchyk were also killed. FS Fedigan had been slightly injured on February 23, 1942 in a flying accident involving an Anson and a Kittyhawk aircraft at the aerodrome at Millom. Flight Sergeant Bomb Aimer Fedigan is buried in the Stratford-On-Avon Cemetery, Evesham Road, Warwickshire, England.

FEDIRCHYK, MICHAEL WILLIAM FS(OB) R86326. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed Jun 29/42. #22 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see Fedigan J.R. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Observer Fedirchyk is buried in the Stratford-OnAvon Cemetery, Evesham Road, Warwickshire, England.

FEDORCHUK, WOLODEMIR P/O(FE) J94221//R200631. From Insinger, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Feb 15/45 age 20. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Halifax aircraft missing. Please see Thome R.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Flight Engineer Fedorchuk is buried in the Palsjo Municipal Cemetery, Halsingborg, Sweden.

FEDORUK, WILLIAM F/L(WAG) J43270. From Brighouse, British Columbia. Killed Nov 26/44 age 28. #4 Operational Training Unit. Sunderland aircraft crashed. Please see Shand J.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Lieutenant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fedoruk is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FEE, GORDON ISAAC FS(AG) R93377. From Omemee, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 13/42 age 20. #22 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft missing. Please see Reid J.T. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fee has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FEE, JOHN CLARKE W/C(P) C773 D.F.C. & Bar. From St. Williams, Ontario. Killed in Action Jan 17/43 age 23. #412 Falcon Squadron (Promtus Ad Vindictum). W/C. Fee was killed when his Spitfire aircraft #BS 135 was shot down in the Bolbec area near Le Havre, France. This was the same action in which F/Os M.S. Sunstrom and A.M. Skinner were shot down. Four enemy aircraft were also shot down. Wing Commander Pilot Fee has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England. Addendum:  – Distinguished Flying Cross – No.412 Squadron – Award effective 24 August 1942 as per London Gazette dated 11 September 1942 and AFRO 1653/42 dated 16 October 1942. Born Toronto 1915. Home Calgary. Enlisted as P/P/O, 5 July 1937. Trained at Trenton and Camp Borden (wings on 20 May 1938 at Trenton). Promoted to F/O, 5 July 1938. To No.1 (F) Squadron, 22 August 1938. Later to No.115 Detachment. F/L on 15 January 1940, S/L I March 1941. Initially -overseas with No.41 Squadron (damaged a Bf. 109 near Le Havre on 4 May 1942; damaged an E-Boat and small flak ship, 21 May 1942). Took command of No.412 Squadron, Merston, 29 July 1941 On 19 August he led the squadron on three trips over Dieppe, twice engaging FW.I90s. Became W/C (Flying) of Kenley Wing, 27 November 1942. On 4 December he became detached from squadrons when hood frosted over. He ordered wing to re-assemble over Boulogne after they had been broken up by German fighters. While heading towards Boulogne he saw four FW-190s on tail of a Spitfire, chased them off and claimed one probably destroyed. Led wing on unproductive morning sweep, 17 January 1943. Killed in action 17 January 1943 while leading another sweep; bounced by FW-190s that shot down Fee and his wingman. The citation reads – “This officer is a fine pilot and skillful leader. By his outstanding ability he has been mainly responsible for the high standard of fighting efficiency of the squadron he commands. He has completed a large number of sorties including some during the combined operations at Dieppe. Squadron Leader Fee has at all times set a most inspiring example.” Addendum:  FEE, W/C John Clarke (C773) – Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross – Canadian Fighter Wing – Award effective 25 January 1943 as per London Gazette dated 9 February 1943 and AFRO 373/43 dated 5 March 1943. The citation for his second D.F.C. (Bar) reads – “This officer; both as a squadron commander and a wing leader, has taken part in a large number of operational sorties. He has always shown exceptional enthusiasm to engage the enemy and remarkable coolness when under fire. Wing Commander Fee is a brilliant leader who has set a splendid example of courage and determination.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FEENEY, JOHN JOSEPH Lt(P) 0-23190 – Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. From Fredericton, New Brunswick. Killed in Action Jun 27/45 age 24. Fleet Air Arm. Lost in a Corsair aircraft off H.M.C.S. Niobe. Lieutenant Pilot Feeney is buried in the Yeovilton Churchyard Royal Naval Air Services Extension, Somerset, England,

FEHRMAN, DAVID ARTHUR F/O(BA) J42732. From Port Colborne, Ontario. Killed May 18/45 age 20. #408 Goose Squadron (For Freedom). Lancaster aircraft crashed. Please see Halvorson C.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Fehrman is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FEIL, EDWARD GEORGE LAC R114730 – armourer. From Maple Creek, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Nov 14/44 age 25. #4 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Tofino, British Columbia. Canso aircraft lost. Please see Patterson G.F. for casualty list and flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Fell has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FEINDELL, LEWIS LESLIE P/O(AG) J86639//R163548. From Semans, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Apr 27/44 age 21. #619 Squadron. Target – Schweinfurt, Germany. Please see F/O N. Vlassie for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Feindell is buried in the Churchyard at Landeville, Haut-Marne, France.

FEINSTEIN, SAM FS(AG) R104215. From Inverness, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Sep 30/42 age 21. #12 Squadron (Leads The Field). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Wakelin R.L. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Feinstein is buried in the General Cemetery, Bergen, Holland.

FELDHANS, HENRY JOHN F/O(N) J41496. From Copper Cliff, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 5/45 age 21. #431 Iroquois Squadron (The Hatiten Ronteriios). Target – Chemnitz, Germany. Please see Reid S.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Feldhans is buried in the Limrner British Cemetery at Hannover, Germany.

FELDMAN, ARNOLD LEPINE P/O(BA) J92605. From Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S.A. Killed in Action Apr 19/44 age 27. #115 Squadron (Despite The Elements), Witchford, England. Target – Rouen, France. Please see MacMillan W.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Bomb Aimer Feldman is buried in the City Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

FELDMAN, JACOB P/O(FE) C95293//R145525. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 29/44 age 21. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Scholven Buer, Germany. Please see Sorrenti V.A. for casualty list and flight detail. This was P/O Feldnnan’s 18th operation. Pilot Officer Flight Engineer Feldman is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FELDMAN, JOSEPH F/O(BA) J22629. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed in Action May 12/44 age 23. #630 Squadron (Nocturna Mors). Lancaster aircraft #ND 580 missing from night operations at Bourg- Leopold, Belgium. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Feldman has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham. Surrey, England.

FELDMAN, LEONARD FS(OB) R109627. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 1/42 age 19. #145 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron (Furor Non Sine Frenis). Hudson aircraft lost. Please see Robinson L.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Observer Feldman has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FELLOWS, JOHN FS(AG) R78046. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 17/42 age 23. #75 New Zealand Squadron (Ake Ake Kia Kaha). Stirling aircraft #R 9247 was shot down at Vechta, Germany. Three RAF and three RNZAF crew members missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fellows was buried at Vechta, exhumed, and reburied in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FELSON, MARCUS RICHARDS P/O(N) J17260. From Sweetsburg, Quebec. Killed in Action Jun 13/43 age 21. #50 Squadron (From Defence To Attack). Lancaster aircraft #ED 472 missing from a trip to Bochum, Germany. Six members of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Pilot Officer Navigator Felson is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FELT, DONALD ORLO P/O(P) J7072. From Barrie, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 26/42 age 22. #115 Squadron (Despite The Elements), Marham, Norfolk, England. Wellington aircraft #Z 1606 missing during operations over Duisburg, Germany. Sgts C.W. Bourke (RAF), A.R. Bowen (RAF), C.S. Weston (RAF), and P/O J.W. Scott (RAF) were also killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Felt is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FENNAH, DONALD CLEMENT F/O(P) J10989. From Cobalt, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 10/43 age 22. #221 Squadron (From Sea To Sea). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Mayberry R.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fennah has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FENNELL, EMERY ORVILLE F/O(P) 40293 – Royal Air Force. From Canora, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Mar 10/40 age 22. #51 Squadron (Swift And Sure). Whitley aircraft lost. Please see F/L J.E. Baskewille for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fennell is buried in the Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. His name is also inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FENNELL, LLOYD RICHARD F/O(BA) J28251. From Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jul 19/44 age 20. #207 Squadron (Semper Paratus). Lancaster aircraft #ME 681 missing during a night trip to Revigny, France. Six RAF members of the crew, Sgts J.A. Findlay, R.G. Lappin, F.D.P. Longman, K. Paine, FS A.E.S. Holt, and F/O N.L. Weekes were also killed. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Fennell is buried in the Margny Communal Cemetery, Marne, France.

FENNELL, ROBERT EDWARD F/O(N) J40052//R124218. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 5/45 age 22. #426 Thunderbird Squadron (On Wings of Fire). Target – Chemnitz, Germany. Please see Stillinger R.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Fennell is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FENNER, LEON SGT(P) R71567. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Jun 27/41 age 26. #3 Bombing and Gunnery School, Macdonald, Manitoba. Sgts Fenner and W.G. Walker were engaged in a gunnery exercise and were killed when Fairey Battle aircraft #1806 struck the ground at a terrific speed one mile east of the aerodrome at Macdonald. The aircraft burst into flames on impact. Sergeant Pilot Fenner is buried in Westminster Memorial Park, Toronto, Ontario.

FENNESSEY, JAMES FRANCIS F/O(P) J25009. From Delacour, Alberta. Killed in Action Apr 23/44 age 24. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Target – Dusseldorf, Germany. Please see Crosswell P.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fennessey is buried in the Canadian War Cemetery, Bergen-Op-Zoom, Holland.

FENSKE, KENNETH GORDON F/O(N) J45367//R213176. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Feb 1/45 age 22. #101 Squadron (Mens Agitat Molem). Lancaster aircraft #ME 863 was shot down ten miles north-east of Nancy, France during night operations to Ludwigshaven, Germany. There were two #101 Sqdn. aircraft lost in this area on this date. Eleven RAF airmen; P/O J.B. Breare, FSs G.H. Hillman, D.J. Mackay, R.J.F. Swain, D.H. Widdows, Sgts J.W. Hodder, J.M. Johnston, K.R. Moore, J. O’Donnell, F. Smith, and J. Squire lost their lives in the two aircraft. Flying Officer Navigator Fenske is buried in the War Cemetery at Choloy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.

FENTON, DAVID FS(WAG) R85955. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 29/42 age 21. #156 Squadron (We Light The Way). Target – Hamburg, Germany. Please see FS G.M. Clark for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fenton is buried in the Becklingen War Cemetery at Soltau, Germany.

FENTON, GEORGE SGT(WAG) R139833. From Ridgedale, Saskatchewan. Killed Apr 9/43 age 22. #111 Operational Training Unit, Nassau, Bahamas. Liberator aircraft missing. Please see Waton A.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fenton has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FENTON, ROY COOK WO2(WAG) R75877. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed in Action Jan 18/43 age 22. #44 Rhodesia Squadron (Fulmina Regis lusta). Lancaster aircraft #ED 318 lost from a night trip to Berlin, Germany. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. WO Fenton had been wounded on September 5, 1942 while on operations with #44 Squadron. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fenton has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FENTON, WILLIAM JOHNSTON F/O(P) 85286 – Royal Air Force. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 3/41 age 21. #101 Squadron (Mens Agitat Molem). Blenheim aircraft failed to return from operations. Two of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Flying Officer Pilot Fenton has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FENWICK, HARRY ELMORE F/O(P) J15790 D.F.C. From Sioux Lookout, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 21/44 age 23. #401 Ram Squadron (Mors Celerrima Hostibus). F/O Fenwick was flying Spitfire aircraft #NH 207 on a Beach Head patrol and engaged an enemy aircraft. The Spitfire was shot down by our own anti-aircraft fire and crashed west of Oucelles, France near Landing Strip B6. A second report of the incident states that F/O Fenwick was shot down by a Thunderbolt aircraft of the U.S. Air Force. F/O Fenwick had been slightly injured by enemy action on November 14, 1942 while operating Spitfire aircraft with #412 Squadron. Flying Officer Pilot Fenwick is buried in the Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers, Calvados, France. Addendum:  – Distinguished Flying Cross – No.81 Squadron – Award effective 10 February 1943 as per London Gazette dated 16 February 1943 and AFRO 410/43 dated 12 March 1943. Born Transcona, Manitoba, 21 December 1920. Home in Sioux Lookout, Ontario. Enlisted Windsor, Ontario 19 November 1940. Trained at No.1 ITS (graduated 6 May 1941), No.7 EFTS (graduated 21 June 1941), and No.6 SFTS (graduated 13 September 1941). Killed in action 21 June 1944. The citation reads – “Pilot Officer Fenwick has participated in a very large number of sorties. He has always displayed great determination to achieve success and has destroyed four enemy aircraft.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FENWICK, VICTOR JACK S/L(P) 39868 – Royal Air Force. From London, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 5/45 age 26. #169 Squadron (Hunt And Destroy). Mosquito aircraft lost during a sortie. Squadron Leader Pilot Fenwick is buried in the Eastney, or Highland Road Cemetery, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

FENWICK, WILLIAM GEORGE FS 784 – administration. From Norwood, Manitoba. Died May 13/44 age 29. Western Air Command Head Quarters Administration Unit. Death by natural causes. Flight Sergeant Fenwick is buried in the Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, British Columbia.

FEREDAY, ERIC JOSEPH P/O(P) J27191. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Dec 19/43 age 20. #7 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron. P/O Fereday was on a night navigation exercise and was killed when Canso aircraft #9786 crashed and turned upside down whilst landing in the harbour at Prince Rupert, British Columbia. P/O Fereday was the only casualty. Pilot Officer Pilot Fereday is buried in St. John’s Norway Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.

FERGUSON, ARCHIE EARL WO2(WAG) F1131186. From Port Colborne, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 7/43 age 24. #160 Burma Squadron (Api Soya Paragasamu). Liberator aircraft crashed. Please see Love W.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Ferguson is buried in the Kandy War Cemetery, Colombo, Ceylon.

FERGUSON, CAMERON ARCHIBALD GUSTAVE F/O(P) 43033 – Royal Air Force. From Westmount, Quebec. Killed in Action Dec 14/41 age 24. Flying Officer Pilot Ferguson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Alamein War Memorial, Egypt.

FERGUSON, DONALD ALEXANDER FS(BA) R101891. From Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Feb 28/43 age 26. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Kilpatrick J.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Bomb Aimer Ferguson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERGUSON, DUNCAN COMRIE FS(N) R110171. From Ladysmith, British Columbia. Killed Nov 9/42 age 22. #20 Operational Training Unit (Train To Triumph). Wellington aircraft lost in the North Sea. FS W.J. Pope and Sgt M.M. Stewart were also killed. Three of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. As the track was well out in the North Sea it was felt that enemy aircraft may have been responsible. Flight Sergeant Navigator Ferguson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERGUSON, GEORGE F/O(BA) 131132 – Royal Air Force. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action May 22/44 age 24. #57 Squadron (Corpus Non Animum Muto). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see Woodall W.T. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Ferguson is buried in the New Cemetery, Assens, Island of Fyn, Denmark.

FERGUSON, GORDON JOSEPH FS(AG) R112953. From Orillia, Ontario. Killed in Action Jan 14/44 age 21. #207 Squadron (Semper Paratus). Lancaster aircraft #LM 383 lost from a trip to Brunswick, Germany. F/O G.W. James (RAF), Sgts E.W.H. Johnston (RAF), J.A. Morrish (RAF), S.H. Rattray (RAF), R.E. Swann (RAF), arid G.A. Walton (RAF) were also killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Ferguson is buried in the Limmer British Cemetery at Hannover, Germany.

FERGUSON, GORDON WILLIAM F/O(P) J23306. From Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Killed in Action Jun 28/44 age 21. #8 Squadron (Uspiam Et Passim), Khormaksar, Aden. The crew of Wellington aircraft #HZ 703 were escorting a convoy when they crashed into the sea. F/O H.H.G. Davis (RAF) was also killed. Four others of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flying Officer Pilot Ferguson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Alamein War Memorial, Egypt.

FERGUSON, HAROLD CLIFFORD WO1(WAG) R68669. From Port Arthur, Ontario. Died May 15/43 age 21. Died of natural causes. Warrant Officer Class I Wireless Operator Air Gunner Ferguson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Alamein War Memorial, Egypt.

FERGUSON, HAROLD LEONARD WO2(BA) R159102. From Blackfalds, Alberta. Killed in Action Oct 15/44 age 23. #298 Squadron. The crew of Halifax aircraft #LL 294 were dropping supplies when their aircraft was hit by flak and crashed on the north shore of the Zuider Zee at Hoorn, Holland. Five Canadians, F/Os Taylor, McGhie, P/O Horwood, FS Springate, Sgt Campbell, and two of the crew, not Canadians, were all safe in enemy occupied territory. Warrant Officer Class II Bomb Aimer Ferguson is buried in the General Cemetery at Staveren, Friesland, Holland.

FERGUSON, JACK KENNETH P/O(P) J15276. From Victoria, British Columbia. Killed in Action Aug 17/42 age 26. #401 Ram Squadron (Mors Celerrima Hostibus). P/O Ferguson had completed over 70 trips and was escorting 12 U.S. Fortress aircraft on an operation to the Marshalling Yards at Rouen, France and was killed when his Spitfire aircraft went down over France due to enemy action. Pilot Officer Pilot Ferguson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERGUSON, JAMES MCMILLAN FS(WAG) R80008. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jul 7/42 age 29. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Lorient, France. Please see Smith C.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Ferguson is buried in the Church Cemetery at Upavon, Wiltshire, England.

FERGUSON, JOHN HUGH P/O(N) J86519//R128438. From Kedleston, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action May 4/44 age 21. #35 Squadron (Uno Animo Agimus), Pathfinder Force. Target – Montdidier, France. P/O Ferguson was on his second tour of operations when his Lancaster aircraft #0 643 went down. Six RAF members of the crew, P/O C. Elton, Sgts J.T. Fenton, H.J. Norman, R.G.S. Russell, A.R. Tranter, and FS K.A. Oswald were also killed. Pilot Officer Navigator Ferguson is buried in the French National Military Cemetery at Montdidier, Somme, France.

FERGUSON, LAWRENCE ARKWRIGHT FS(AG) R102082. From Medicine Hat, Alberta. Killed in Action Jun 29/43 age 20. #424 Tiger Squadron (Castigandos Castigamus). Wellington aircraft missing. Please see Mayer H.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Ferguson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FERGUSON, LAWRENCE WILLIAM F/O(BA) J39923. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Jan 16/45 age 24. #12 Squadron (Leads The Field). Target – Zeitz, Germany. Please see F/L S.P. Whyte for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Ferguson is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FERGUSON, LLOYD ARCHIBALD FS(BA) R153401. From New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Mar 31/44 ago 28. #166 Squadron (Tenacity). Lancaster aircraft #ME 686 was shot down near Michelsrornbech, Germany during night operations against Nuremberg, Germany. There were two #166 Sqdn. aircraft lost in the same area on this date. Following is a list of the RAF casualties from both aircraft; FSs R.B. Fennell, A.P. Jones, J. Smyth, G.W. Trodd, P.F. Walker, F/Os P.E. Legard, D.B. McIntosh, Sgts H. Langton, W.G.S. Pettis, G.T. Reynolds, and F/L G.A. Procter. This was FS Ferguson’s second trip and his was one of 108 Allied aircraft lost this night. Flight Sergeant Bomb Aimer Ferguson was buried in the Parish Cemetery at Michelsrombech, exhumed, and reburied in the Limmer British Cemetery at Hanover, Germany. Addendum: –  FS. Ferguson was from Greenwood, Pictou County, Nova Scotia not New Glasgow. Detail provided by D.A. Stallard, Trenton, Nova Scotia.

FERGUSON, ROBERT CRYSLER WO2(P) R115045. From Port Dover, Ontario. Killed in Action May 14/43 age 26. #149 East India Squadron (Fortis Nocte). Stirling aircraft #BF 479 lost whilst engaged in operations over enemy-held territory. FS H.P. Fudge, and five RAF members of the crew, Sgts J.E. Butt, N.H. Frank, E. Hazelden-French, F/O L.C. Martin, F/O G.R. Royde D.F.C. were also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Ferguson is buried in the Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium.

FERGUSON, ROY STANLEY P/O(AG) J92615//R143351. From Britannia Beach, British Columbia. Killed in Action Aug 9/44 age 22. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Target – La Beauville, France. Please see P/O Jack Ringer for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Ferguson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERGUSON, WILLIAM KENNEDY P/O(P) J85171//R97090. From Peterborough, Ontario. Killed in Action Jan 15/43 age 22. #401 Ram Squadron (Mors Celerrima Hostibus). Spitfire aircraft #EN 183 was last observed at 800 feet in a diving attack on a train four miles west of Bayeux, France. Pilot Officer pilot Ferguson is buried in the St. Germain Cemetery, St. Martin-de-Entrees, Calvados, France.

FERGUSSON, JOHN DRUMMOND P/O(P) J17455//R76297. From Halifax, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Apr 29/43 age 22. #407 Demon Squadron (To Hold On High). Wellington aircraft missing. Please see Cornwall J.R. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Fergusson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERGUSSON, PAUL JOSEPH AC2 R84299. From Galt, Ontario. Died Feb 22/41 age 22. #1 Manning Depot, Toronto, Ontario. Death by natural causes whilst in the Riverdale Isolation Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. AirCraftman Second Class Fergusson is buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Galt, Ontario.

FERN, RAYMOND JOHN F/L(P) J15681///R62377. From Christopher Lake, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Mar 11/45 age 23. #434 Bluenose Squadron (In Excelsis Vincimus). Target – Essen, Germany. Please see F/L A.G. Rowe D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fern is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FERNANDEZ, DE LEON MARIO ALFRED P/O(P) J86015//R146766. From Guatemala City, Guatemala. Killed in Action May 25/44 age 27. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Target – Aachen, Germany. Please see Christie R.F. for casualty list and flight detail Pilot Officer Pilot Fernandez is buried in the Canadian War Cemetery, Bergen-OpZoom, Holland.

FERNANDEZ, EDWARD EARL F/O(N) J43561. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed Jan 5/45 age 28. #82 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see F/O LJ Robillard for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Fernandez is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FERNER, PETER AC2 R114649. From Sedley, Saskatchewan. Died Nov 13/41 age 22. #3 Service Flying Training School, Calgary, Alberta. AC2 Ferner died when struck by an automobile while returning to camp. AirCraftman Second Class Ferner is buried in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Sedley, Saskatchewan.

FERNIE, CAMPBELL WILLIAM JAMES F/L(P) C1167. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jul 25/42 age 24. #111 Squadron (Abstantes). F/L Femie bailed out of his Spitfire aircraft after attacking enemy buildings in France and was last seen in a dinghy five miles out to sea off Ostend, Belgium. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fernie has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERNIE, JOHN ROBERT BRUCE CPL R50940. From Rimbey, Alberta. Killed in Action Nov 4/41 age 27. #5 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron (Volando Vincimus). Stranraer aircraft lost. Please see Willett G.F. for casualty list and flight detail. Corporal Fernie is buried at an inaccessible location on a mountain top east of Squamish, British Columbia, His name is also inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FERNIE, PETER JOHN SGT(AG) R87884. From Kamloops, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jun 26/42 age 25. #102 Ceylon Squadron (Tentate Et Perficite). Halifax aircraft missing. Please see P/O R.F. Bradbury for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Femie has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERNQUIST, VIRGIL JOHN P/O(AG) J95301//R215211. From New Westminster, British Columbia. Killed in Action Feb 1/45 age 20. #170 Squadron (Videre Non Videri). Lancaster aircraft #NC 202 was in a mid-air collision west of Ludwigshafen, Germany. Although the aircraft had a badly damaged starboard fin and rudder, and the port fin and rudder had been sheared off it returned safely to England. P/O Fernquist was killed in the collision and was the only casualty. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Fernquist is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FERNSTROM, HAROLD LAWSON SGT(N) R218750. From East Kildonan, Manitoba. Killed Nov 8/44 age 20. #27 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see Hood J.S. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Navigator Fernstrom is buried at Blacon Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, England.

FERNYHOUGH, WALTER P/O(P) J85610 D.F.C. From Victoria, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jun 29/44 age 21. #432 Leaside Squadron (Saevitir Ad Lucem). Halifax aircraft #MZ 591 missing during night operations against Metz, France. P/Os H.J. Kennedy, J. Musser, R.A. McEwan, J. Hembry (RAF), and F/L J.I. Williams (RAF) were also killed. One of the crew, not Canadian, taken Prisoner of War. Pilot Officer Pilot Fernyhough is buried in the Communal Cemetery, Criel, Oise, France. Addendum: – Distinguished Flying Cross – No.432 Squadron (deceased) – Award effective 27 June 1944 as per London Gazette dated 25 January 1946 and AFRO 244/46 dated 8 March 1946. Born Clyde, Alberta 1923. Home Victoria, B.C. Enlisted Vancouver 10 March 1942. Trained at No.7 ITS (graduated 12 September 1942), No.6 EFTS (graduated 7 November 1942), and No.4 SFTS (graduated 19 March 1943). Commissioned March 1944. Killed in action 28/29 June 1944; buried in France. DHist file 181.009 D.5557 (RG.24 Vol.20668) has recommendation dated 26 June 1944 when he had flown 30 sorties (175 hours ten minutes), 25 November 1943 to uncertain date (document torn; last target was Sterkrade). The recommendation reads – “Pilot Officer Fernyhough, as pilot and captain of aircraft, completed numerous operations against the enemy in the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty.” Detail provided by FL Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FERRIER, EDWIN JOHN MARR CPL R56640 – aero engine mechanic. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed Sep 17/43 age 29. #404 Buffalo Squadron (Ready To Fight). Cpl. Ferrier was hit by the propeller of a Beaufighter aircraft as the aircraft turned onto the perimeter track. Corporal Ferrier is buried in the Wick Cemetery, Caithness, Scotland.

FERRIER, JAMES STEWART F/O(BA) J23366. From Mimico, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 31/44 age 23. #7 Squadron (Per Diem Per Noctum), Pathfinder Force. Lancaster aircraft #ND 443 was shot down by a German night fighter aircraft during a night trip to Nuremberg, Germany. Sgts K.G. Francis (RAF), F.T. Fuller (RAF), W. Jenkins (RAF), T.B. Liddle (RAF), J. Stevens (RAF), and S/L C.H. Wilson D.F.C. (RAF) were also killed. This was F/O Ferrier’s fourth operation and his was one of 108 Allied aircraft lost this night. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Ferrier is buried in the Limmer Cemetery, Hanover, Germany.

FERR/ER, MERVIN JAMES LAC R205638 – chef. From Brantford, Ontario. Died May 19/45 age 21. LAC Ferrier drowned when his sailboat overturned on Kathleen Lake, at Smithers, British Columbia. Leading AirCraftman Ferrier is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Brantford, Ontario.

FERRIER, RAYMOND ALFRED SGT(P) R69665. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed May 18/41 age 20. #3 Squadron (Tertius Primus Erit). Hurricane aircraft lost. Sergeant Pilot Ferrier is buried in the Saffron Walden Cemetery, Sussex, England.

FERRIER, ROY WILSON WO2(OB) R105725. From Sedgewick, Alberta. Killed in Action Feb 19/43 age 27. #426 Thunderbird Squadron (On Wings of Fire). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Ramsay R.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Observer Ferrier has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERRIER, WALTER ROBERT P/O(P) J19463//R77103. From Montreal, Quebec. Killed in Action Dec 20/43 age 25. #434 Bluenose Squadron (In Excelsis Vincimus). Target – Frankfurt, Germany. Please see FS Sydney S. Smith for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Ferrier has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERRIS, AMEEN NICHOLAS F/L(P) J144311/R64054. From Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 20/45 age 25. #161 Squadron. Hudson aircraft lost. Please see Traill J.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Ferris was buried at Fraiture, Belgium, exhumed, and reinterred in the War Cemetery, Heverlee, Brabant, Belgium.

FERRIS, ERNEST ROBERT FS(WAG) R128607. From Nanton, Alberta. Killed in Action Jun 26/43 age 22. #425 Alouette Squadron (Je Te Plumerai). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Hall T.F. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Ferris has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FERRIS, HENRY WILLIAM P/O(WAG) J92696//R133690. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Oct 27/44 age 20. #1666 Heavy Conversion Unit. The crew of Halifax aircraft #HR 23 were engaged in a bombing practise and encountered severe icing at 15,000 feet. The aircraft was unable to maintain altitude and the crew abandoned the aircraft at 5,000 feet. P/O Ferris had not secured the leg straps of his parachute and he slipped out and fell to his death. The aircraft crashed at Pydew, Caernarvonshire, Wales. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Ferris is buried in the Blacon Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, England.

FERRIS, JAMES BENTLEY F/O(P) J10785. From Wawanesa, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jan 20/43 age 26. #400 City Of Toronto Squadron (Percussuri Vigiles). F/O Ferris was flying Mustang aircraft #AG 589 was shot down by an RNZAF Typhoon aircraft ten miles off St. Catherines Point, Isle of Wight. His body was picked up by a British Royal Naval vessel and was buried at sea twenty miles south of St. Catherines Point. Flying Officer Pilot Ferris has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERRIS, JOHN SHERMAN WO2(AG) R129539. From Tiverton, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 22/43 age 20. #78 Squadron (Nemo Non Paratus). Halifax aircraft #LW 293 lost, presumed over the target Kassel, Germany. Six RAF members of the crew were also killed. There were two #78 Sqdn. aircraft lost in the same area on this date. Following is a list of RAF casualties from both aircraft; F/L C.H. Abbott, P/Os B.E.E. AIldean, S. Greenlee, J.W. Hardcastle, G. Simpson, Sgts J.A. Bucj, G.A. Nelson, F/L D.R. Rogers, and S/L G.A. Sells D.F.C. Warrant Officer Class II Air Gunner Ferris is buried in the Limmer British Cemetery at Hannover, Germany.

FERRIS, WALTER HAROLD WO2(WAG) 1R110726. From Holland, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jan 27/44 age 22. #608 Squadron (Omnibus Ungulis). Hudson aircraft #FK 804 lost off Sicily during operations. Sgt J.R. Trasler (RAF) was also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Ferris has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FERRO, CARLO ERNESTO FS(P) R86131. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Mar 23/43 age 20. #511 Squadron. Liberator aircraft lost. Please see F/O T.J. Marriott for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Ferro has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FERRON, GILLES ARTHUR LAC R126859 – armourer. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed Oct 17/44 age 23. #410 Repair and Service Unit. LAC Ferron was killed accidentally when struck by an RASC vehicle whilst in Brussels on a day pass. Leading AirCraftman Ferran is buried in the Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere-les-Bruxelles, Belgium.

FETCHISON, MYRON P/O(N) J88486//R727823. From Oshawa, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 29/44 age 21. #90 Squadron (Geier). Target – Stuttgart, Germany. Please see Hilts H.D. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator Fetchison is buried in the Communal Cemetery at Saulxures-Les-Bulgneville, Vosges, France.

FETHERSTON, GEORGE HOWARD P/O(N) J94144//R190503. From Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 9/44 age 22. #426 Thunderbird Squadron (On Wings of Fire). Halifax aircraft crashed. Please see Laing J.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator Fetherston is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FETHERSTON, THOMAS BARTHOLEMEW LAC(P) R153655 – under training. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Sep 5/42 age 21. #4 Elementary Flying Training School, Windsor Mills, Quebec. Tiger Moth aircraft crashed. Please see Davie J.R. for flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Fetherston is buried in Prospect Cemetery at Toronto, Ontario.

FETHERSTON, THOMAS RICHARD NORMAN FS(P) R92966. From High River, Alberta. Killed in Action Nov 9/42 age 20. #102 Ceylon Squadron (Tentate Et Perficite). Target – Hamburg, Germany. Please see Sidorchuk N. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Fetherston has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FETHERSTON, WILLIAM HENRY FS(BA) R190659. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 17/45 age 21. #103 Squadron (Noli Me Tangere). Target – Nuremberg, Germany. Please see Wotherspoon A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Bomb Aimer Fetherston was buried in the north-west corner of the Churchyard at Laichinged, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FETHERSTON, WILLIAM HUGH F/L(OB) J4530. From Arnprior, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 4/42 age 25. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus). Miles Master aircraft crashed. Please see S/L J. McCormack for flight detail and casualty list. Flight Lieutenant Observer Fetherston is buried in the St. Catherine Churchyard, Barmby-on-theMoor, Yorkshire, England.

FETHERSTONHAUGH, CHARLES BRIAN FS(N) R106063. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jan 10/43 age 20. #10 Squadron (Rem Acu Tangere). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see FS John W. Smith for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Navigator Fetherstonhaugh is buried in the Vredenhof Cemetery, Schiermonnikoog, Frisian Islands, Friesland, Holland.

FEW, TOM HAROLD SGT(WAG) R102409. From Oak River, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jul 10/42 age 19. #10 North Atlantic Squadron, Gander, Newfoundland. Digby aircraft crashed. Please see Corey D.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Few is buried in the Goose Bay Cemetery, Goose Bay, Labrador.

FICHTNER, JAMES ROY F/O(N) J38237//R192127. From Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Oct 28/44 age 20. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Cologne, Germany. Please see Smith, Elliott R. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Fichtner is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FIDDES, JOHN DUNCAN WO2(N) R106742. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Apr 25/44 age 25. #166 Squadron (Tenacity). Target – Karlsruhe, Germany. Please see FS J.W. Edgar for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Navigator Fiddes is buried in the Avesnes-sur-Helpe Cemetery, Lille, France.

FIDDLER, GEORGE LAYTON FS(AG) R83103. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 14/42 age 20. #44 Rhodesia Squadron (Fulmina Regis lusta). Lancaster aircraft #W 4169 failed to return from operations. Sgts P.C. Murphy, D.N. Huntley D.F.M. (RAF), R.E. Williams (RAF), F/Os C.H. Lovegrove (RAF), and C.T. Holland (RAF) were also killed. One of the crew, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fiddler is buried in the General Cemetery, Epe, Gelderland, Holland.

FIELD, CHARLES WILLIAM THOMAS F/L C3378 – accountant. From Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Killed Feb 14/43. #6 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Alliford Bay, British Columbia. Stranraer aircraft crashed. Please see Sperling J.P. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Lieutenant Field has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FIELD, JOHN JAMES ALFRED P/O(WAG) J16910//R71650. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Jan 2/43 age 22. #418 City of Edmonton Squadron. Boston aircraft #W 8292 crashed two miles north-east of Southrninster, Essex, England. F/O P.K. White (RAF) and one of the crew, not Canadian, were also killed. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Field is buried in the Hitchin Cemetery, Hertfordshire, England.

FIELD, JOHN WALSINGHAM LAC(P) R164621 – under training. From Montreal, Quebec. Killed Jun 12/43 age 27. #13 Service Flying Training School, St. Hubert, Quebec. Three Harvard aircraft collided. Please see Blake S.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Field is buried in the Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec.

FIELD, ROBERT CHARLES F/O(P) J10498. From Chilliwack, British Columbia. Killed Mar 28/43 age 23. #404 Buffalo Squadron (Ready To Fight). Beaufighter aircraft #T 3155 broke out of formation preparing to land and crashed at St. Eval, Cornwall. The RAF navigator was also killed. Flying Officer Pilot Field is buried at St. Columb Major Cemetery, St. Columb, Cornwall, England.

FIELD, WALTER HARRY GEORGE SGT(AG) R265850. From Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Killed Jan 14/45 age 20. #1666 Heavy Conversion Unit. Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see Long M.L. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Field has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FIELD, WILLIAM EWART NIXON FS(P) R56351. From Picton, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 27/42 age 20. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus). Target – Bremen, Germany. Please see Fitzgerald Ft.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Field has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FIELD, WILLIAM FREDERICK WO2(P) R50819. From Calgary, Alberta. Killed Jan 26/42 age 39. #125 Ferry Squadron, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lockheed aircraft crashed. Please see Thrift J.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Field is buried in the Burnsland Cemetery at Calgary, Alberta.

FIELDER, JOHN EDWARD FS(AG) R278513. From Calgary, Alberta. Killed in Action Mar 4/45 age 20. #1664 Heavy Conversion Unit. Halifax aircraft shot down. Please see Lloyd G.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fielder is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FIELDHOUSE, MAURICE SGT(P) R54312. From Leeds, England. Killed Jul 1/41 age 20. Operational Training Unit. Sgt Fieldhouse was engaged in authorized low-flying and was killed when his Hurricane aircraft went into a spin and crashed at Rothbury Morpeth, Northumberland, England. Sergeant Pilot Fieldhouse is buried in the Farsley Baptist Burial Ground, Pudsey, Yorkshire, England.

FIELDING, GEORGE FREDERICK P/O(P) J89282//R151550. From Nanaimo, British Columbia. Died on service Jun 1/45 age 24. #433 Porcupine Squadron (Qui S’y Frotte S’y Pique). Halifax aircraft was shot down during a night operation, an attack against Schweinfurt, Germany. F/O Fielding was taken Prisoner of War and died after he was released and returned to Canada. Three other Canadians, FS J.J. Mulvaney, F/O I.S. Thomas, and Sgt J.D. McAnulty were also taken Prisoners of War. Three of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Fielding is buried in the Nanaimo Cemetery at Nanaimo, British Columbia.

FIELDS, WILLIAM ROSS WO2(WAG) R98998. From Clashmoor, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Feb 25/45 age 28. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Target – Oslo, Norway. Please see Piercy R.F. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fields has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FIFE, BENJAMIN GORDON P/O(BA) J24792. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Apr 22/43 age 19. One of 37 airmen lost at sea off the M.V. Amerika. Please see Clarke D.M. for casualty list and detail. Pilot Officer Bomb Aimer Fife has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FIFE, FREDERICK JAMES F/O(P) J4747. From Young’s Point, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 5/42 age 27. #228 Squadron. Sunderland aircraft #W 4032 ran out of fuel and made a forced landing in the sea five miles north of Scarnish Ligge, Tiree, Scotland. The crew had to abandon the aircraft, P/O R.N. Frame and three RAF members of the crew were also killed. Five RAF crew members and one passenger missing believed killed. Flying Officer Pilot Fife is buried in the Pennyfuir Cemetery, Oban, Kilmore and Kilbride, Argyllshire, Scotland.

FIFE, MERVYN GEORGE F/O(BA) J38445//R145390. From Riverside, Ontario. Killed in Action Jan 12/45 age 25. #424 Tiger Squadron (Castigandos Castigamus). Target – Flensburg, Germany. Please see Rielly C.T. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Fife is buried in the Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

FIGG, ARTHUR HARRY SGT(OB) R60716. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Aug 29/41 age 21. #103 Squadron (Noli Me Tangere).  BROTHER to Ernest Dyer Figg. Wellington aircraft #R 1213 lost during bombing operations, presumed over target, presumed enemy action. Five of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Sergeant Observer Figg is buried in the Northern Cemetery, Flushing, Zealand, Holland.

FIGG, ERNEST DYER F/O(N) J25745. From Edmonton Alberta. Killed in Action Jul 29/44 age 20. #12 Squadron (Leads The Field). BROTHER to Arthur H. Figg. Target – Stuttgart, Germany. Please see F/O J. Downing for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Figg was buried in the Diane-Capelle Communal Cemetery, exhumed, and reburied in the War Cemetery at Choloy, Meurthe-etMoselle, France.

FIGHTER, KENNETH FRANKLIN WO2(P) R106603. From Elham, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action May 13/43 age 28. #426 Thunderbird Squadron (On Wings of Fire). Target – Duisburg, Germany. Please see Maxwell D.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Fighter is buried in the Canadian War Cemetery, Bergen-OpZoom, Holland.

FILIPCHUK, SIDNEY FS(WAG) R220117. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed Jan 28/45 age 20. #428 Ghost Squadron (Usque Ad Finem). Lancaster aircraft crashed. Please see Ross J.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Filipchuk is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FILL, HAROLD WALTER SGT(FE) R81030. From Kamloops, British Columbia. Killed in Action Apr 17/43 age 21. #408 Goose Squadron (For Freedom). Target – Pilzen, Czechoslovakia. Please see Pilon F.R. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Flight Engineer Fill is buried in the Communal Cemetery, Liesse, Aisne, France.

FILLINGHAM, THOMAS ASHTON F/O(WAG) J9635. From Wellington, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 12/43 age 31. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus), Pathfinder Force. Target – Dusseldorf, Germany. Please see Taylor N.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fillingham has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FILLMORE, STUART •REGINALD F/L(P) J6386. From Alma, Albert County, New Brunswick. Killed in Action Aug 11/43 age 24. #218 Gold Coast Squadron (In Time). Stirling aircraft #EE 885 took off on operations and was not heard from again. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fillmore is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FILMER, JASPER MAYTON WATSON F/O(AG) J14184. From Lethbridge, Alberta. Killed in Action Feb 15/44 age 28. #102 Ceylon Squadron (Tentate Et Perficite). Target – Berlin, Germany. Please see Manser W.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Air Gunner Filmer has no known graves, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FILTEAU, JOHN FREDERICK F/L(P) J10125. From Calgary, Alberta. Killed in Action Feb 27/45 age 24. #464 Australia Squadron (Aequo Animo). Mosquito aircraft #P 2309 took off from Rosieriers, France for night intruder operations over north-west Germany. The aircraft crashed near Namurok, Namur, Belgium. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Filteau is buried in the War Cemetery, Hotton, Luxembourg, Belgium.

FINBOW, MAURICE HERBERT P/O(N) J14740. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Apr 8/43 age 29. #5 Air Observers School, Jurby, England. Anson aircraft #C 361 crashed into a hill in Scotland. F/O R.A. Duff and two airmen, not Canadians, were also killed. Pilot Officer Navigator Finbow is buried in the St. Luke Churchyard, Haverigg, Millom, Cumberland, Scotland.

FINCH, DONALD DAVIES P/O(AG) J88383//R183578. From Springfield, Ontario. Killed Feb 2/44 age 21. #432 Leaside Squadron (Saevitir Ad Lucem). Lancaster aircraft crashed. Please see Sieben J.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Finch is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FINCH, ELDON GRANT F/O(P) J24422//R157457. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed Feb 14/44 age 20. #184 Squadron (Nihil Innpeneterable). F/O Finch was making his landing approach when he stalled Hurricane aircraft #K 559. He was killed when the aircraft crashed. Flying Officer Pilot Finch is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FINCH, GEORGE HERBERT S/L(P) J11101//R110354 D.F.C. From Birtle, Manitoba. Killed Mar 17/45 age 21. #75 Operational Training Unit. Baltimore aircraft #FW 589 lost during gunnery practice over the Gulf of Suez. Squadron Leader Pilot Finch has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Alamein War Memorial, Egypt. Addendum: – Distinguished Flying Cross -No.13 Squadron – Award effective 17 August 1944 as per London Gazette dated 25 August 1944 and AFRO 2231/44 dated 13 October 1944. Born Melita, Manitoba 1923. Home Birtle, Manitoba. Enlisted Winnipeg 27 June 1941. Trained at No.2 ITS (graduated 20 September 1941), NO2 EFTS (graduated 5 December 1941) and No.7 SFTS (graduated 10 April 1942). Commissioned 1942. The citation reads – “Since joining his present squadron, Flight Lieutenant Finch has completed operations from North Africa, Sicily and Italy. On one occasion whilst on anti-submarine control [patrol?] he sighted a U-boat which he immediately attacked and straddled with depth charges. On another occasion while taking part in a formation attack on a petrol dump in Italy his aircraft was damaged by heavy anti-aircraft fire. In spite of the loss of power occasioned by this, Flight Lieutenant Finch remained in his place in the formation until his engine ceased to function. He has always shown the greatest keenness for flying.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FINCH, GORDON FRANK SGT(AG) R200704. From Belmont, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 25/44 age 21. #50 Squadron (From Defence To Attack). Target – Donges, Franoe. Please see Sullivan S.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Finch is buried in the Communal Cemetery, Pontchateau, Loire-Atlantique, France.

FINCHAM, LESLIE BERNARD F/O(P) J24432J/R88432. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 20/44 age 22. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunao Nihil). Target – Leipzig, Germany. Please see Morrison O.L. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fincham is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FINDLATER, JOHN SGT(P) R110760. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed Feb 16/43 age 23. #6 Bombing and Gunnery School, Mountain View, Ontario. Sgt Findlater, LACs T.J. Goodwin (RAF), and B.F. Garrad (RAF) were all killed when Anson aircraft #7582 crashed. Sergeant Pilot Findlater has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FINDLAY, BRUCE ELRICK FS(AG) R176113. From Girvin, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jan 21/44 age 19. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Target – Berlin, Germany. Please see Prill B.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Findlay is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FINDLAY, ERNEST QUARRIER P/O(P) J18008//R91884. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jun 23/43 age 25. #418 City of Edmonton Squadron. Boston aircraft missing. Please see F/O D.A. Carmichael for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Findlay is buried in the Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, France.

FINDLAY, GERMAN FRANCIS SGT(P) R67682. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 21/41 age 29. #103 Squadron (Noli Me Tangere). Wellington aircraft #X 9665 was shot down over Westfalen, Germany. Five of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Sergeant Pilot Findlay was buried in the Cemetery of Rhein in Westfalen, exhumed, and reburied in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FINDLAY, HUGH JOHN F/O(P) C1179. From Westmount, Quebec. Killed Sep 14/41 age 28. #406 Lynx Squadron (We Kill By Night). Blenheim aircraft crashed. Please see Vickers E.L. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Findlay is buried in the Chevington Cemetery, East Chevington, Northumberland, England.

FINDLAY, JACK CHISHOLM F/O(AG) J24182. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 30/43 age 36. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Target – Kassel, Germany. Halifax aircraft #LK 637 was enroute to the target when it was hit by cannon fire from an enemy aircraft. One of the crew, not Canadian, was also killed. Flying Officer Air Gunner Findlay is buried in the Ripon Cemetery, Yorkshire, England.

FINDLAY, LEWIS FRANCIS LT(P) – Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve. From Victoria, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jan 17/41 age 30. #753 Squadron – Fleet Air Arm. Lost off H.M.S. Goshawk. Lieutenant Pilot Findlay has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Lee-on-the-Solent Memorial, Hampshire, England.

FINDLAY, LLOYD EBY P/O(WAG) J89738//R124358. From Kelloe, Manitoba. Killed in Action Jul 13/44 age 21. #415 Swordfish Squadron (Ad Metam). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Sheen R.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Findlay has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FINDLAY, WILLIAM SCOTT P/O(AG) J15423. From Oxford Mills, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 27/42 age 29. #142 Squadron (Determination). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Penney W.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Findlay is buried in the Ohlsdorf Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany.

FINDLEY, WILLIAM JAMES AC2 R135526. From Richmond, Ontario. Died Oct 28/41 age 42. #5 Manning Depot, Valcartier, Quebec. AC2 Findley died of natural causes while in the RCAF Hospital at Valcartier.. AirCraftman Second Class Findley is buried in the Union Cemetery, Richmond, Ontario.

FINGLAND, WILFRED JAMES P/O(N) J92132//R190767. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 27/44 age 20. #630 Squadron (Nocturna Mors). Target – Koenigsberg, Germany. Please see P/O B. McLauchlin for casualty list and flight details. Pilot Officer Navigator Fingland is buried in the Skarrild Churchyard, Jutland, Denmark.

FINKBEINER, CLARENCE HENRY FS(OB) R80168. From Isabella, Manitoba. Killed in Action May 9/42 age 25. #408 Goose Squadron (For Freedom). Target – Warenmunde, Germany. Please see P/O J.S. Dafoe for casualty list and flight detail. This was FS Finkbeiner’s 11th operation. Flight Sergeant Observer Finkbeiner Is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FINKELSTONE-SAYLISS, RAPHAEL SGT(AG) 106676 – Royal Air Force. From Vancouver, British Columbia, Killed in Action Sep 17/42 age 27. #500 County of Kent Squadron (Quo Fato Vocent). Hudson aircraft failed to return from operations. Sergeant Air Gunner Finkelstone-Sayliss has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FINLAY, THOMAS BERTRAM GARDNER FS(OB) R75259. From Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Killed Jul 4/42 age 25. #1404 Meteorological Flight. Hudson aircraft #V 911 flew into the ground during a sudden formation of excessive ground mist and low cloud. Three RAF airmen were also killed. Flight Sergeant Observer Finlay is buried at St. Colurnb Major Cemetery, St. Columb, Cornwall, England.

FINLAY, WILLIAM ARMSTRONG SGT(FE) R168649. From Southall, Middlesex, England. Killed in Action Aug 23/43 age 21. #460 Australia Squadron (Strike And Strike Again). Lancaster aircraft lost during operations over enemy territory. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Sergeant Flight Engineer Finlay is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FINLAY, WILLIAM ROBERT SGT(P) R54365. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 13/41 age 20. Fairey Swordfish aircraft lost on take-off from the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Furious. Sergeant Pilot Finlay has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FINLAYSON, COLIN GOWANS F/L(N) J13956 D.F.C. & Bar. From Victoria, British Columbia. Killed in Action Oct 18/44 age 22. #418 City of Edmonton Squadron. Mosquito aircraft #HR 351 lost during a bombing operation in Eastern Austria. F/L S.H. CottenII D.F.C. was also killed. Flight Lieutenant Navigator Finlayson is buried in the Belgrade British Military Cemetery, Yugoslavia. Addendum: – Distinguished Flying Cross – No.418 Squadron – Award effective 28 April 1944 as per London Gazette of that date and AFRO 1186/44 dated 2 June 1944. Born 1920 Killan, Alberta. Home Victoria, educated Victoria. Enlisted Vancouver 5 July 1941. Commissioned 1941 Trained at No.2 ITS (graduated 25 February 1942), No.8 BGS (graduated 18 July 1942), No.2 AOS (graduated 6 June 1942), and No.1 CNS (graduated 5 September 1942). The citation reads – “This officer is an observer of high merit and his fine work throughout the many sorties in which he has taken part has earned great praise. In the course of his tour many airfields and much enemy transport has been successfully attacked. In addition to these successes, Flying Officer Finlayson has assisted in the destruction of three enemy aircraft at night and two by day. He has displayed great skill, courage and resolution.” FINLAYSON, P/O Colin Gowans, DFC (313956) – Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross – No.418 Squadron – Award effective 15 August 1944 as per London Gazette of that date and AFRO 2052/44 dated 22 September 1944. The citation for his second D.F.C. (the bar) reads – “This officer continues to display the highest qualities of skill, bravery and devotion to duty. As observer he has taken part in a large number of sorties, many of them of a difficult and dangerous nature. On one occasion in May 1943 [19441 he took part in a sortie far into enemy territory during which he assisted in the destruction of five enemy aircraft. He has proved himself to be a most valuable member of the squadron.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FINLAYSON, GEORGE WO2(WAG) R120691. From Regina, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Dec 6/43 age 20. Transit Flight. Wellington aircraft lost enroute from Hum to Rabat Sole. Five airmen, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Finlayson has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FINLAYSON, JOHN NORMAN GILBERT FS(P) R122341. From Wells, British Columbia. Killed in Action Apr 22/43 age 22. #190 Squadron. Catalina aircraft crashed. Please see Harker K.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Finlayson is buried in the Cemetery at Thorshavn on Strom Island, Faroe Islands, Iceland.

FINLAYSON, STUART SCOTT P/O(P) J85036. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action May 24/44 age 22. #175 Squadron (Stop At Nothing). P/O Finlayson was flying Typhoon aircraft #JR 311 and was engaged in a fighter escort operation to Le Havre. He pulled up out of a dive at a speed of over 500 MPH and was killed when the aircraft crashed after the tail broke off. Pilot Officer Pilot Finlayson is buried in Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre, France.

FINLAYSON, WALTER RAYMOND F/O(BA) J26540. From Okanagan Landing, British Columbia. Killed in Action May 13/44 age 21. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Louvain, Belgium. Please see Smith H.I. for casualty list and flight detail. This was F/O Finlayson’s 16th operation. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Finlayson is buried in the Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere-les Bruxelles, Belgium.

FINLEY, CLARENCE BRUCE FS(WAG) R110336. From Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Killed in Action Nov 8/42 age 22. #76 Squadron (Resolute). Halifax aircraft failed to return from operations. FS G.G. Sawatzky were also killed. Five RAF crew members missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Finley has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FINN, ERIC MORGAN SGT(AG) R72026. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 20/43 age 22. #10 North Atlantic Squadron, Gander, Newfoundland. Liberator aircraft crashed. Please see MacNaughton W.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Finn is buried in an isolated grave on Black Mountain, near St. Donal, Quebec.

FINN, JAMES JOSEPH FS(N) 798668 – Royal Air Force. From St. John’s, Newfoundland. Killed in Action Jan 15/43 age 25. #125 Squadron (Nunquam Domandi). BROTHER to Robert Cyril Finn. Beaufighter aircraft failed to return from operations. The pilot, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Navigator Finn has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FINN, MARTIN WILLARD SGT(WAG) R117629. From Sault St. Marie, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 10/42 age 20. #36 Operational Training Unit, Greenwood, Nova Scotia. Hudson aircraft #BW 703 lost while engaged in a navigational exercise. Sgts E.P. Badmington, D. Edmond (RAF), and J. Elder (RAF) were also killed. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Finn has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FINN, ROBERT CYRIL F/O(P) 80212 D.F.M. – Royal Air Force. From St. John’s, Newfoundland. Killed in Action Jan 2/43 age 26. #615 County of Surrey Squadron (Conjunctis Viribus). BROTHER to James Joe Finn. Hurricane aircraft lost during operations. Flying Officer Pilot Finn is buried in the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Rangoon, Burma.

FINNIE, JOHN MANSON F/O(P) J21882. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action May 15/44 age 20. #253 Hyderabad State Squadron (Come One, Come All). F/O Finnie was flying Spitfire aircraft #JK 785 and was hit by flak while strafing a fuel dump at Rozanac, Yugoslavia. He was killed when the aircraft hit the ground and burst into flames. Flying Officer Pilot Finnie is buried in the British Military Cemetery, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

FINNIE, RONALD LAC 638048 – Royal Air Force. From Aberdeen, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Dec 23/41 age 21. Sunderland aircraft failed to return from a operations. Leading AirCraftman Finnie has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FINNISS, CHARLES HAROLD FS(AG) R92328. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jul 10/42 age 20. #10 North Atlantic Squadron, Gander, Newfoundland. Digby aircraft crashed. Please see Corey D.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Finniss is buried in the Goose Bay Cemetery, Goose Bay, Labrador.

FIRMAN, GEORGE ALBERT FS(AG) R69808. From Niagara Falls, New York, U.S.A. Killed in Action Aug 5/42 ago 25. #44 Rhodesia Squadron (Fulmina Regis lusta). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see MacQueen 1.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Firman has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FIRTH, ERNEST JAMES FS(N) R156084. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 11/44 age 22. #161 Squadron. Halifax aircraft lost. Please see Sgt G.T. Doyle for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Navigator Firth is buried in the Communal Cemmetery at St. Hilaire-sur-Rille, Manche, France.

FIRTH, JAMES P/O(P) J93816//R101347. From Victoria, British Columbia. Killed Jan 13/45 age 21. #418 City of Edmonton Squadron. P/O Firth, F/O W.P. Retzer, F/O G. Day (RAF), and one other airman, not Canadian, were all killed when Oxford aircraft #LB 537 crashed three miles south-west of Trefriw, Caemarvonshire, Wales. Pilot Officer Pilot Firth is buried in the Blacon Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, England.

FIRTH, JOHN ROBERT BROWNING F/L(P) 62009 – Royal Air Force. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Aug 29/42 age 22. #406 Lynx Squadron (We Kill By Night). Beaufighter aircraft lost during operations. The navigator, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Firth is buried in the Streatham Park Cemetery, Mitcham, Surrey, England.

FIRTH, JOSEPH ARTHUR WO2(AG) R97647. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jul 13/43 age 22. #100 Squadron (Sarang Tebaun Jangan Duolok). Target – Turin, Italy. Lancaster aircraft #ED 561 lost, presumed enemy action. Six RAF members of the crew, Sgts F. Barnes, G.T. Causer, C.H. Glover, FS W.R. Caldwell, P/O F.W. Holmes, and F/O W.E. Leddiman also killed. The complete crew are buried in one grave. Warrant Officer Class II Air Gunner Firth is buried in the Churchyard at St. Oulph, Aube, France.

FIRTH, MURRAY NORMAN F/O(N) J40410//R173951. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 21/45 age 23. #77 Squadron (Esse Potius Quam Videri). Target – Worms, Germany. Please see McKeown K.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Firth is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FISCHER, ALFRED AUSTIN F/O(BA) J20482//R140772. From North Bay, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 20/43 age 25. #434 Bluenose Squadron (In Excelsis Vincirnus). Target – Frankfurt, Germany. Please see FS Sydney S. Smith for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Fischer is buried in the Westduin General Cemetery, The Hague, South Holland, Holland.

FISH, HILTON WILLIAM SGT(P) R68111. From St. Thomas, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 4/41 age 21. #102 Ceylon Squadron (Tentate Et Perficite). Whitley aircraft lost whilst engaged in bombing operations over enemy territory. Three of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Two other members of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Sergeant Pilot Fish is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FISHER, ARTHUR ST. GEORGE CPL 957. From Ottawa, Ontario. Died Jul 27/40 age 35. #1 Wireless School, Montreal, Quebec. Death by natural causes while in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal. Corporal Fisher is buried in the Beechwood Cemetery at Ottawa, Ontario.

FISHER, BYARD SGT(WAG) R76216. From Middle Stewiake, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Nov 10/42 age 20. #69 Squadron (With Vigilance We Serve). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see F/O W.H. Mathews D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fisher has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FISHER, CHARLES HAROLD F/O(P) J19844 D.F.C. From Watrous, Saskatchewan. Killed, In Action Aug 17/44 age 22. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus), Pathfinder Force. Lancaster aircraft #P 239 missing during a night trip to Stettin, Germany. P/Os J.W. Carter, F.D. Billingsley, F/O K.A. Nordheimer, F/L K.D. Kemp, F/L M.B. Calhoun D.F.C., and Sgt E.N. Jolly were also killed. One of the crew, not Canadian, missing believed killed. F/L Fisher had completed one tour of operations and had begun his second tour when he was killed. Flying Officer Pilot Fisher is buried in the Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Addendum: – Distinguished Flying Cross – No.405 Squadron (deceased) – Award effective 16 August 1944 as per London Gazette dated 12 February 1946 and AFRO 322/46 dated 29 March 1946. Born in Battleford, Saskatchewan, 1923. Home in Watrous, Saskatchewan, Student. Enlisted in Saskatoon, 20 September 1941. Trained at No.4 ITS (graduated 1 August 1942), No.5 EFTS (graduated 10 October 1942), and No..3 SETS (graduated 11 October 1942 by DI-list card; clearly not correct). Commissioned January 1944. Killed in action 16/17 August 1944 (Lancaster P239). The citation reads – “Flight Lieutenant Fisher, as pilot, has completed numerous operations against the enemy, in the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FISHER, ERNEST EDWARD P/O(P) J22786//R127979. From Toronto, Ontario. Died Jan 14/43 age 18. #22 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft #HZ 104 crashed near Cosford, England on January 11, 1943. P/O Fisher died of his injuries three days later in the RAF Hospital at Cosford. Pilot Officer Pilot Fisher is buried in the St. Cuthbert Churchyard, Donington, Shropshire, England.

FISHER, FREDERICK GEORGE FS(FE) R275323. From Cochrane, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 27/45 age 30. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Target – Mainz, Germany. Please see Scott R.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Flight Engineer Fisher is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FISHER, HENRY GUY NEVILLE FS(WAG) R92204. From Summerland, British Columbia. Killed in Action Oct 29/42 age 23. #489 Squadron. Hampden aircraft failed to return from operations. Three RNZAF crew members were also killed. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fisher has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FISHER, HUGH ALEXANDER WO2(BA) R116477. From Dauphin, Manitoba. Killed in Action Apr 8/45 age 24. #9 Squadron (Per Noctem Volamus). The crew of Lancaster aircraft #HK 788 were returning from operations over enemy territory when their aircraft crashed and exploded at Wantage, Berkshire, England. FS A.G.S. Brunskill (RAAF), F/O N.E. Cook (RAF), and four other members of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Bomb Aimer Fisher is buried in the Botley Cemetery, North Hinskey, Berkshire, England.

FISHER, JACK GLEN MILLAN F/O(P) J88232//R142256. From Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Nov 27/44 age 21. #192 Squadron. Target – Munich, Germany. F/O Fisher attempted a crash landing on a beach north of Le Havre, France and hit a mine. Both he and the RAF navigator were both killed when their Mosquito aircraft #DK 292 blew up. Flying Officer Pilot Fisher has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FISHER, JOHN ALLAN SGT 10194 – meteorologist. From Bainsville, Ontario. Killed Feb 20/45 age 29. #7 Operational Training Unit, Debert, Nova Scotia. Bolingbroke aircraft crashed. Please see G/C. V.B. Corbett, D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Fisher is buried in the Hampton Rural Cemetery, Hampton, New Brunswick.

FISHER, JOHN COBEAN P/O(N) J15136. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Feb 28/42 age 24. #110 Hyderabad Squadron (Nes Timeo Nec Sperno). Albemarle aircraft crashed. Please see Gaston T.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator Fisher is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FISHER, JOHN ERNEST F/O(P) J17293//R87662. From New Westminster, British Columbia. Killed in Action Sep 16/43 age 24. #410 Cougar Squadron (Noctivaga). Mosquito aircraft #HJ 827 lost whilst engaged in a night sortie over Beaumont-le-Roger, France. The RAF navigator, F/O D. Ridgway, was also killed. F/O Fisher had been slightly injured on December 22, 1942 when his #272 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft crashed at Takali, Malta. Flying Officer Pilot Fisher is buried in the Communal Cemetery at Pont-Audemer, Eure, France.

FISHER, RALPH GEORGE HENRY F/O(N) J44097. From Shellbrook, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jun 12/45 age 23. #356 Squadron (We Bring Freedom And Assistance). Liberator aircraft crashed. Please see Hill G.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Fisher is buried in the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Rangoon, Burma.

FISHER, RICHARD HERBERT F/O(N) J40786//R180178. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Mar 31/45 age 22. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Target – Hamburg, Germany. Please see WO E.M. Hooker for casualty list and flight detail. This was F/O Fisher’s 16th operation. Flying Officer Navigator Fisher is buried in the Becklingen War Cemetery at Soltau, Germany.

FISHER, ROBERT FRANK F/L(P) J5821 MiD. From Armstrong, British Columbia. Killed Oct 20/43 age 22. #10 North Atlantic Squadron, Gander, Newfoundland. Liberator aircraft crashed. Please see MacNaughton W.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fisher is buried in an isolated grave on Black Mountain, near St. Donat, Quebec. Addendum: – Mention in Despatches – No.10 (BR) Squadron (now missing) – Award effective 8 June 1944 as per London Gazette of that date and AFRO 1380/44 dated 30 June 1944. Born in Armstrong, British Columbia; educated there; enlisted in Vancouver, 10 October 1940. Trained at No.1 ITS (graduated 27 January 1941), No.9 EFTS (graduated 17 March 1941), and No.2 SETS (graduated 16 June 1941). Had flown 1,218:25 hours to date, 303:35 operational hours (35 sorties). Fisher was pilot of the Liberator that sank U-341, 19 September 1943. Killed in crash of Liberator 3701 on 20 October 1943. The citation reads – “This officer has displayed exceptional ability and devotion to duty throughout his service as a pilot on anti-submarine operations. He was captain of a VLR Liberator which attacked an enemy submarine in the North Atlantic area and, despite the intensity of opposition, he pressed home the attack with such skill that the U-Boat was assessed as probably destroyed.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FISHER, THOMAS FRANCIS F/O(NB) J40190. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 15/44 age 22. #432 Leaside Squadron (Saevitir Ad Lucem). Target – Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Please see Speller D.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator/Bomb Aimer Fisher is buried in the Sage War Cemetery, Oldenburg, Land Niedersachsen, Germany.

FISHER, WARREN JAMES KEATING F/O(P) J41106. From Indian Head, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Feb 3/45 age 22. #514 Squadron (Nil Obstare Potest). Target – Dortmund, Germany. Please see Stephens D.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fisher is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FISHER, WILLIAM CHARLES P/O(P). From Missouri, U.S.A. Killed in Action Dec 16/43. #432 Leaside Squadron (Saevitir Ad Lucem). Lancaster aircraft lost killing one Canadian. Pilot Officer Pilot Fisher’s burial details are not available.

FISHER, WILLIAM JOHN F/O(P) J20976. From Armstrong, British Columbia. Killed in Action Oct 7/43 age 23. #354 Squadron. Liberator aircraft crashed. Please see Sigel H.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fisher is buried in the Madras War Cemetery, Madras, India.

FISHWICK, JACK ROWLAND F/L(P) 33246 – Royal Air Force. From New Westminster, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jan 15/41 age 24. #22 Squadron (Preux Et Audacieux). Vildebeest aircraft failed to return from operations. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fishwick has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FISK, DONALD SUTHERLAND SGT(P) R62981. From Bridgetown, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Oct 26/41 age 21. #57 Squadron (Corpus Non Animum Muto). Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see Wade F.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Pilot Fisk is buried in the Fourfelt Cemetery, Esbjerg, Jutland, Denmark.

FISK, GEORGE CHARLES FS(AG) R66159. From St. Catharines, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 9/42 age 20. #83 Squadron (Strike To Defend). Manchester aircraft #7427 did not return from operations. FS C.D. Gellatly, FS G.D. Hutchinson (RNZAF), P/O J.H. Moprphett (RAF), FS A.H. Salter (RAF), and Sgt R.S. Williams (RAF) were also killed. One of the crew, not Canadian, missing believed killed and one RAF member of the crew was taken Prisoner of War. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fisk is buried in the Sage War Cemetery, Oldenburg, Land Niedersachsen, Germany.

FITCH, HEDLEY WILLIAM SNODGRASS F/L(P) J3485. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 24/43 age 31. #37 Squadron (Wise Without Eyes). Target – Turin, Italy. Please see F/L C.H. Wheatley for casualty list and other detail. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Fitch is buried in the Milan War Cemetery, Italy.

FITCH, JAMES HENRY FS(AG) R157039. From Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Apr 17/43 age 19. #101 Squadron (Mens Agitat Molem). Lancaster aircraft #ED 379 lost during operations. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fitch was buried in the Miliary Cemetery at Dusseldorf, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the War Cemetery, Durnbach, Germany.

FITCH, JAMES RICHARD FS(AG) R83848. From Markdale, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 16/43 age 22. #103 Squadron (Noli Me Tangere). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see F/L H.F. Ewer D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fitch was buried in the Military Cemetery at Dusseldorf, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FITCH, WAYNE SGT(P) R74319. From Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. Killed in Action Dec 5/41 age 21. #32 Squadron (Adeste Comites). -Sgt Fitch was killed when his Hurricane aircraft #BE 582 was shot down in the English Channel. Sergeant Pilot Fitch has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FITTON, NORMAN FREDERICK P/O(N) J19834. From Arkell, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 13/44 age 22. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Target – Arras, France. Please see Lang F.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator Fifton is buried in the Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringen, Pas de Calais, France.

FITZ-RANDOLPH, ARCHIBALD MENZIES F/O(P) 72657 – Royal Air Force. From Fredericton, New Brunswick. Died Nov 11/43 age 47. Flying Officer Pilot Fitz-Randolph is buried in the City Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

FITZGERALD, GERALD WILLIAM F/O(OB) J14775. From Peterborough, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 3/43 age 22. #166 Squadron (Tenacity). Wellington aircraft #HF 464 lost during night operations against Hamburg, Germany. Sgts J. Cowan (RAF), H. Nash (RAF), and R.J. Perrin (RAF) were also killed. One of the crew, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flying Officer Observer Fitzgerald is buried in the Protestant Churchyard, Raard, Westdongeradeel, Freisland, Holland.

FITZGERALD, JOHN BERNARD F/O(AG) J25844. From St. Catharines, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 16/44 age 20. #355 Squadron (Liberamus Per Caerula). Liberator aircraft #EV 902 was engaged in a bombing operation over northern Burma and was flying in a formation at 1,000 feet when it collided with another Liberator aircraft. F/O Fitzgerald’s aircraft went into a spin and both aircraft crashed near Chinya Village, Burma. Sixteen airmen, not Canadians, were also killed. Flying Officer Air Gunner Fitzgerald is buried in the Taukkyan War Cemetery, Rangoon, Burma.

FITZGERALD, JOHN CHISHOLM FS(AG) R88211. From Halifax, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Jul 26/42 age 19. #15 Squadron (Aim Sure). Stirling aircraft lost. Please see P/O W.A. Shoemaker D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fitzgerald was buried in the Cemetery at Venlo, Belgium exhumed, and reburied in the Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, Holland.

FITZGERALD, JOHN ERNEST FS(AG) R215210 D.F.M. From New Westminster, British Columbia. Killed in Action Aug 27/44 age 19. #166 Squadron (Tenacity). Lancaster aircraft #LM 694 lost during a night mine-laying operation in Danzig Bay, Poland. F/O J.B. Russell, FS J. Schafer, FL. F.J. Dee (RAF), Sgt W.A. Holt (RAF), F/O G.W. Palmer (RAF), and P/O J. White (RAF) were also killed. These three Canadian and four British airmen are buried together in the same collective grave. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fitzgerald is buried in the GI. Rye Churchyard at Rye, Jutland, Denmark. Addendum: – Distinguished Flying Medal – No.166 Squadron (missing) – Award effective 3 October 1944 as per London Gazette of that date and AFRO 2637/44 dated 8 December 1944. Born in New Westminster, 1925. Was in Army and Air Cadets before enlisting, Vancouver, 21 January 1943. Trained at No.3 BGS (graduated 12 November 1943). Killed in action with No.166 Squadron, 26/27 August 1944 (Lancaster LM694); buried in Denmark. The citation reads – “This airman has participated in many sorties as a rear gunner. He has displayed the greatest keenness and has proved himself to be a most dependable member of aircraft crew. One night in August 1944, Sergeant Fitzgerald participated in a minelaying mission. Shortly after leaving the target area, this gunner sighted a Junkers 88. He opened fire and his first burst struck the enemy aircraft which went into a steep dive with both engines on fire. One more than one occasion his vigilance and good shooting have contributed materially to the safe return of his aircraft.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FITZGERALD, ROWAN CHARLES WO2(P) R69615. From Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Killed in Action Jun 27/42 age 20. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus). Halifax aircraft #W1175 failed to return from a raid against Bremen, Germany. FSs W.E. Field, J.D. Ailey, and F/L H. Liverside (RAF) were also killed. One RAAF, and two RAF members of the crew missing believed killed. There were two #405 Sqdn. aircraft lost this same date. Please see WO W.L. Scott for information regarding the other aircraft. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Fitzgerald has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FITZGERALD, TERENCE CUNL1FFE FS(P) R61798. From Grenfell, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Sep 27/41 age 24. #108 Squadron (Viribus Contractis). Wellington aircraft #N 2729 lost off Rhodes Island, Greece. WO S. Howarth (RAF), S/L G.F. Irving (RAF), FS E.H. Keeping (RAF), and F/L M.J. Miller (RAF) were also killed. One other member of the crew, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Pilot Fitzgerald has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Alamein War Memorial, Egypt.

FITZ-GIBBON, GEORGE DESMOND F/O(P) J15533. From Fort Erie, Ontario. Killed in Action Jan 30/43 age 21. #426 Thunderbird Squadron (On Wings of Fire). Target – Oldenburg, Germany. Please see Lemke J.J. for casualty list and trip detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fitz-Gibbon has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FITZGIBBON, JOSEPH FRANCIS SGT(AG) R264756. From St. John’s, Newfoundland. Killed Jan 29/45 age 20. #5 Lancaster Finishing School. Lancaster aircraft crashed. Please see Rathbone R.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Fitzgibbon is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FITZNER, CARL PATRICK SGT(WAG) R183177. From Halifax, Nova Scotia. Killed Feb 21/44 age 21. #31 Operational Training Unit Debert, Nova Scotia. Hudson aircraft missing. Please see Bryant J.R. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fitzner has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario. Addendum: – Sgt. Fitzner from Sydney, Nova Scotia not Halifax. Detail provided by D.A. Stallard, Trenton, Nova Scotia.

FITZPATRICK, CHARLES PHILLIP WO1(BA) R80915. From Cumberland, British Columbia. Killed in Action Aug 18/43 age 21. #434 Bluenose Squadron (In Excelsis Vincimus). Target – Peenemunde, Germany. Please see Colquhoun I.L. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class I Bomb Aimer Fitzpatrick is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FITZPATRICK, JOHN EDWARD WO2(P) R168763. From Medicine Hat, Alberta. Killed in Action Feb 8/45 age 22. #211 Squadron (Toujours A Propos). Beaufighter aircraft #LZ 399 failed to return from a raid against Taungrop Poone, Burma. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Fitzpatrick has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Singapore War Memorial, Malaya.

FITZPATRICK, JOSEPH STANLEY PAUL F/O(BA) J25707. From Dunnville, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 21/44 age 22. #578 Squadron (Accuracy). Target – Bettrop, Germany, Please see F/L J.A. Couture for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Fitzpatrick is buried in the War Cemetery at Uden, North Barbant, Holland.

FITZPATRICK, LAMBERT JOSEPH SGT(AG) R210722. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Nov 29/44 age 20. #153 Squadron (Noctividus). Target – Dortmund, Germany. Please see Chornous W. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Fitzpatrick is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FITZPATRICK, ROBERT JOSEPH P/O(WAG) J87097//R104014. From St. Lawrence, Newfoundland. Killed in Action May 13/44 age 31. #426 Thunderbird Squadron (On Wings of Fire). Target – Louvain, France. Please see Jones J.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fitzpatrick is buried in the Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere-les-Bruxelles, Belgium.

FITZSIMMONS, GERALD ROBERT P/O(AG) J86434//R105832. From Ashcroft, British Columbia. Killed Feb 20/44 age 22. #158 Squadron (Strength In Unity). Target – Leipzig, Germany. Halifax aircraft #HX 351 crashed on take-off three miles north-east of Catfoss, East Yorkshire. Six of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Fitzsimmons is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England. Addendum: The aircraft crashed and burnt out shortly after take off. Believed to have been caused by an electrical fault with the elevators. The names of the others killed are P/O P.M. Jennings, N. Gaffery, G.F. Gillings, H.E. Jones, S.P. Morris, and C.J. Seymour all RAF. Detail provided by David E. Thompson, Middlesborough, England.

FLACK, CARL THOMAS WO2(WAG) R121119. From Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Dec 4/43 age 23. #220 Squadron (We Observe Unseen). The crew of Fortress aircraft #FK 206 were on an anti-sub patrol when their aircraft went down and sank in the sea two and one half miles north of Lajes. WO J.E. Bourirealt was also killed. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing presumed killed. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Flack is buried in the War Cemetery at Lajes on Terceira Island, The Azores.

FLACK, DONALD MITCHELL WO2(P) R111451. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed Jun 29/43 age 21. #59 Operational Training Unit. WO Flack was killed when his Hurricane aircraft #P 3715 crashed at Moose Hill, near Belford, England, cause unknown. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Flack is buried in the St. Gregory Churchyard, Kirknewton, Ewart, Northumberland, England.

FLACK, LESLIE F/O(P) J291601/R2233A. From Cloverdale, British Columbia. Killed in Action Mar 6/45 age 25. #514 Squadron (Nil Obstare Potest). Target – Salzbergen, Germany. Please see F/O R.A. Young for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Flack is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FLAGG, WILLIAM JOHN THOMAS SGT(WAG) R66363. From Wainfleet Station, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 17/42 age 20. #407 Demon Squadron (To Hold On High). Hudson aircraft crashed. Please see Harris J.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Flagg is buried in the St. Nicholas Churchyard, North Coates, Lincolnshire, England.

FLAHERTY, JAMES GERARD S/L(N) J2826. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Jan 16/44 age 26. #32 Operational Training Unit, Patricia Bay, British Columbia. Beechcraft aircraft crashed. Please see F/O W.H. Donkersley D.FC. & Bar for casualty list and flight detail. Squadron Leader Navigator Flaherty has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FLANAGAN, THOMAS EDWARD P/O(N) J92033//R169061. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed in Action May 28/44 age 20. #550 Squadron (Per Ignem Vincimus). Target – Aachen, Germany. Please see Pumey E.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator Flanagan is buried in the Brussels Town Cemetery, Evere-les-Bruxelles, Belgium.

FLANNERY, SETH JAMES F/O(P) C13460. From Fergus, Ontario. Killed in Action May 1/43 age 23. #404 Buffalo Squadron (Ready To Fight). Beaufighter aircraft missing. Please see Wright B.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Flannery has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLATHER, LORNE CHEATHAM F/O(P) J20206. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jun 7/44 age 26. #271 Squadron. Dakota aircraft missing. Please see WO W.H. Oakley for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Flather is buried in the Hermanville War Cemetery, Calvados, France.

FLATT, ALFRED LEONARD P/O(WAG) J87863. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 4/44 age 23. #424 Tiger Squadron (Castigandos Castigamus). Target – Borkum, Germany. Please see F/L L.R. Loving D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Flatt has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLATT, BENJAMIN ARTHUR LAC(P) R118204 – under training. From New Westminster, British Columbia. Killed Apr 27/42 age 19. #3 Service Flying Training School, Calgary, Alberta. Cessna Crane aircraft crashed. Please see Weeks H.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Flatt is buried in the Center Cemetery, Surrey, British Columbia.

FLATT, WILLIAM HENRY F/O(NB) J13419. From Lemberg, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jun 23/43 age 21. #207 Squadron (Semper Paratus). Lancaster aircraft #ED 692 was shot down in South Cologne, Germany. Six of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Flying Officer Navigator/Bomb Aimer Flatt has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLAVELLE, ROBERT ERNEST FS(WAG) R62401. From Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Oct 21/42 age 21. #7 Squadron (Per Diem Per Noctum), Pathfinder Force. Stirling aircraft lost. Please see Cooper J.D. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Flavelle has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLEGEL, GUSTAF F/O(AG) J38270. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Aug 27/44 age 23. #166 Squadron (Tenacity). Lancaster aircraft lost. Please see FS Richard N. Smith for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Air Gunner Flegel is buried in the Churchyard at Mandal, Norway.

FLEISCHMAN, NORMAN CLIFFORD LAC R84249. From Hespeler, Ontario. Killed May 6/42 age 21. #11 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Torbay, Newfoundland. Hudson aircraft crashed. Please see Taylor H.F. for casualty list and flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Fleischman is buried in the Gander Cemetery, Gander, Newfoundland.

FLEISHMAN, EDMOND DAVID F/O(P) J10829 A.F.M. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Nov 23/42 age 21. #37 Squadron (Wise Without Eyes). Wellington aircraft was shot down over the target Kastello, Crete. WO L.E. Mathews, F/O E.M. Bolton (RAF), Sgts R.A. Giles (RAF), G.R. Haugh (RAF), and T.C. Westwood (RAF) were also killed. Flying Officer Pilot Fleishman is buried in the Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete. Addendum: – F/O Fleishman was 24 years old at the time of death not 21. FLEISHMAN, Sergeant (now P/O) Edmund David (R54969/110829) – Air Force Medal – No.4 SFTS – Award effective 1 January 1943 as per London Gazette of that date and AFRO 55/43-dated 15 January 1943. Born in Vancouver, 30 June 1918. Enlisted in Montreal, 6 June 1940. Trained at No.1 ITS (graduated 20 July 1940), No.8 EFTS (graduated 12 October 1940) and No.4 SFTS (graduated 20 December 1940). Killed 23 November 1942 in crash of a Hudson, No.11 (BR) Squadron. The citation reads – “This NCO pilot has carried out his duties as a flying instructor in a most continuous, uncomplaining and diligent manner. His attitude, loyalty, and reliability has been an example of the highest order to other instructors. He has shown considerably more interest in the operation of the flight than the average. He has completed 1,209 hours of flying.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FLEMING, ANDREW FS(P) R77881. From Calgary, Alberta. Killed in Action Aug 18/42 age 23. #214 Federated Malay States Squadron (Ultor In Urnbris). Stirling aircraft missing since take-off, one RNZAF and five RAF crew members missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Pilot Fleming is buried at Manby, South Lincolnshire, England.

FLEMING, DOUGLAS SGT(P) R75158. From Kinistino, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Nov 23/41 age 26. #41 Squadron (Seek And Destroy). BROTHER to Wallace Fleming. Sgt Fleming was returning from operations over France and was killed when his Spitfire aircraft #R 7213 went down in the sea one mile west of Bognor Regis, Sussex. Sergeant Pilot Fleming is buried in the Chichester Cemetery, Sussex, England.

FLEMING, GEORGE HARVARD P/O(P) J4870. From Owen Sound, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 15/41 age 24. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Dawson J.F. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Fleming has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLEMING, GORDON EDWARD SGT(OB) R54340. From Eastview, Ontario. Killed Jul 27/41 age 23. #10 Operational Training Unit. Sgt Fleming was killed when his Whitley aircraft crashed near Reading, England. Sergeant Observer Fleming is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FLEMING, JAMES GRANT S/L(P) 40380 – Royal Air Force. From Calgary, Alberta. Killed in Action Sep 6/44 age 27. #540 Squadron. Aircraft lost during operations over enemy territory. S/L Fleming had flown Sunderland aircraft with #201 Squadron from Sep  1939 through 1941 and then served with Ferry Command before going to #540 Squadron. Squadron Leader Pilot Fleming is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FLEMING, JOHN BROWN SGT(AG) R133282. From Mount Dennis, Ontario. Killed in Action Jul 24/42 age 21. #214 Federated Malay States Squadron (Ultor In Umbris). Stirling aircraft lost during a trip over enemy-held territory. Five RAF crew members, Sgts E.H. Cooper, D.F. Dobson, F.A.W. Thome, P/O J.D. Peel, and FS P.J. Withers were also killed. One of the crew, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Sergeant Air Gunner Fleming is buried in the Protestant Cemetery at Werkendarn, North Brabant, Holland.

FLEMING, KEITH MAYNARD GERALD WO1(AG) R90861. From Temiskaming, Quebec. Killed in Action May 24/44 age 20. #422 Flying Yachtsmen Squadron (This Arm Shall Do It). Sunderland aircraft lost. Please see Seely J. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class I Air Gunner Fleming has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLEMING, MALCOLM HENRY F/O(AG) J20198. From Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 17/44 age 21. #433 Porcupine Squadron (Qui S’y Frotte S’y Pique). Target – Kiel, Germany. Please see Sprott J.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Air Gunner Fleming was buried in the Apenrade Cemetery. Denmark, exhumed, and reburied in the Aabenraa Cemetery, Jutland, Denmark.

FLEMING, MARSHALL DOUGLAS LAC R122618. From Port Dalhousie, Ontario. Killed Nov 3/42 age 22. #6 Service Flying Training School, Dunnville, Ontario. A Harvard aircraft was taking off for night circuit training when it swerved, struck and killed both LAC Fleming and P/O R.B. Klintworth who were standing at the side of the flare path. Leading AirCraftman Fleming is buried in Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, Ontario.

FLEMING, ROBERT STEWART FS(P) R78125. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 12/42 age 20. #58 Squadron (Alis Noctumis). Whitley aircraft crashed in the sea at Port Bay, England. One of the crew, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Pilot Fleming is buried at St. Columb Major Cemetery, St. Columb, Cornwall, England.

FLEMING, VINCENT BERNARD F/O(N) J40057//R187008. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Feb 25/45 age 20. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Target – the Oslo area of Norway. Please see Piercy R.F. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Fleming has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLEMING, WALLACE F/O(AG) J189711/R107310. From Kinistino, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jan 28/45 age 30. #424 Tiger Squadron (Castigandos Castigamus). BROTHER to Douglas Fleming. Target – Stuttgart, Germany. Please see W/C. E.M. Williams A.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Air Gunner Fleming is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FLEMINGTON, ARTHUR ALLEN STYLES F/O(N) J7788. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Apr 29/43 age 31. #407 Demon Squadron (To Hold On High). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Cornwall J.R. for casualty list and trip detail. Flying Officer Navigator Flemington is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FLESCH, ARNOLD LEO FS(OB) R75715. From Cobourg, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 29/42 age 20. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Lubeck, Germany. Please see Hobson K.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Observer Flesch was buried with full military honours in the Cemetery at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. exhumed, and reburied in the Sage War Cemetery, Oldenburg, Land Niedersachsen, Germany.

FLETCHER, ARTHUR GORDON P/O(WAG) J17802//R78972. From London, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 13/43 age 21. #83 Squadron (Strike To Defend), Pathfinder Force. Lancaster aircraft #ED 603 did not return from operations over Bochum, Germany. P/O H.E. Howsanri (RAF) and F/O L.W. Sprackling (RAF) were also killed. Four of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. P/O Fletcher had been injured by enemy gunfire during operations on January 16, 1943. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fletcher is buried in the General Cemetery at Spoordyk, Workum, Friesland, Holland.

FLETCHER, ARTHUR HAYDN F/O(NB) J12747. From Lindsay, Ontario. Killed Mar 29/43 age 21. #1 Operational Training Unit. F/O Fletcher, WO J.C. Haist, and FS D.V. Kaye were all killed when Hudson aircraft #T 9325 crashed in the dark at Egglescliffe, Yorkshire. Flying Officer Navigator/Bomb Aimer Fletcher is buried in the Cemetery at Thornaby-on-Tees, Yorkshire, England.

FLETCHER, DICKENSON FS(AG) R64470. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 28/42 age 20. #142 Squadron (Determination). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Keddy C.W. for casualty list and sortie detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fletcher is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FLETCHER, GLEN M. CAMERON LAC(P) R56420 – under training. From Montreal, Quebec. Killed Jun 1/41 age 20. #9 Service Flying Training School, Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Harvard aircraft crashed. Please see Robertson B.L. for flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Fletcher is buried in the Avondale Cemetery, Stratford, Ontario.

FLETCHER, GRANT ALEXANDER P/O(N) J17222/M96729. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 3/43 age 27. #408 Goose Squadron (For Freedom). Target – Essen, Germany. Please see Sirett E.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator Fletcher is buried in the War Cemetery at Uden, North Brabant, Holland.

FLETCHER, JAMES LEONARD SGT(AG) R170220. From Saskatoon,Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Aug 18/43 age 20. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Halifax aircraft lost. Please see Troman J.L. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Fletcher is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FLETCHER, JAMES LESTER P/O(P) J15691. From Plantagenet, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 6/42 age 21. #226 Squadron (Non Sibi Sed Patriae). Boston aircraft failed to return from operations. Two RAF members of the crew missing believed killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Fletcher has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLETCHER, JOHN WILLIAM SPENCER P/O(P) J15319//R67614. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 28/42 age 25. #186 Squadron. P/O Fletcher was flying Hurricane aircraft #Z 2698 when he was shot down during aerial combat west of Verdala Palace, Rabat. He bailed out but was killed when his parachute did not open. Pilot Officer Pilot Fletcher is buried in the Capuccini Naval Cemetery, Malta

FLETCHER, LEONARD FRANCIS P/O(WAG) J92619//R215237. From Penticton, British Columbia. Killed in Action Aug 24/44 age 20. #194 Squadron. Dakota aircraft #FZ 644 was engaged in a supply dropping operation when it crashed four miles from Khamasom, Burma. Five of the crew, not Canadians, also killed. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fletcher was buried at the crash site, exhumed, and reburied in the Ranchi War Cemetery, Ranchi, India.

FLETCHER, LEONARD WATSON FS(WAG) R57839. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Mar 31/42 age 21. #76 Squadron (Resolute). Halifax aircraft #R 9453 ran out of fuel and crashed sixteen miles south of Sumburgh. P/O N.F. Bowsher, FS W.J. Cadger, one RAAF, and three RAF members of the crew were also killed. An extensive search was undertaken but nothing was found. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fletcher has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLETCHER, LINDSAY VAUGHAN FS(WAG) R73469. From Port Greville, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Mar 29/43 age 24. #279 Squadron. Hudson aircraft crashed. Please see Long R.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fletcher is buried in the St. Illogan Churchyard, Illogan, CamborneRedruth, Cornwall, England.

FLETCHER, ROBERT CECIL P/O(AG) J92541. From Hannon, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 31/45 age 20. #156 Squadron (Achieve Your Aim), Pathfinder Force. Target – Hamburg, Germany. Please see F/L L.E. Munro, D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Fletcher is buried in the Becklingen War Cemetery at So’tau, Germany.

FLETCHER, WILLIAM JOHNSON KENNEDY WO2(N) R143004. From Hatzic, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jan 22/44 age 24. #419 Moose Squadron Noosa Aswayita). Target – Magdeburg, Germany. The crew of Halifax aircraft #JD 420 had successfully bombed the target and were homeward bound when they were hit by flak as they approached the Bremen area of Germany. WO Fletcher was killed in the aircraft and the rest of the crew had to bail out as the aircraft was losing height and barely under control. WO D.R. McDevitt, F/O F.E. Houison, Sgts, V.L. Hawkes, A.M. Bowman, Board (RAF), and WO W.H. Barnes, were all taken Prisoners of War. Warrant Officer Class II Navigator Fletcher is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FLETT, STEWART MACKENZIE F/O(N) J22074. From Cranbrook, British Columbia. Killed Nov 6/43 age 27. #1659 Heavy Conversion Unit, RAF Station, Topcliffe, Yorkshire, England. Halifax aircraft crashed. Please see Turner C.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Flett is buried in the St. Patrick Churchyard at Jurby, Isle of Man.

FLETT, WILLIAM ARTHUR P/O(P) J92897//R124871. From Halifax, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Dec 26/44 age 21. #137 Squadron (Do Right Fear Naught). P/O Flett was flying his Typhoon aircraft #JP 504 and was engaged in an armed reconnaissance when his aircraft was hit by flak, burst into flames, then crashed and exploded north of Schleiden, Germany. Pilot Officer Pilot Flett has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLETTE, CLIFFORD NICHOLAS SGT(AG) R260951. From Peace River, Alberta. Killed Nov 19/44 age 19. #1666 Heavy Conversion Unit. Lancaster aircraft missing. Please see F/O T.R. Bailey D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Flette has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLEURY, JOSEPH OSCAR ROLAND P/O(AG) J89447//R171715. From Drummondville, Quebec. Killed Feb 11/44 age 21. #425 Alouette Squadron (Je Te Plumerai). Halifax aircraft crashed. Please see Mayville J.F. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Fleury is buried in the Pershore Cemetery, Worcestershire, England.

FLEWELLING, CLARENCE CLYDE P/O(BA) J89772//R153462. From Allston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Killed in Action Jun 22/44 age 21. #619 Squadron. Lancaster aircraft #LL 979 was shot down twenty-two miles north-east of Aachen, Germany at Rolshaven, Germany during night operations against Wesseling, Germany. Five of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Two of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Pilot Officer Bomb Aimer Flewelling is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FLEWELLING, ROSS LESLIE P/O(P) 42703 – Royal Air Force. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed in Action Dec 10/40 age 24. #10 Squadron (Ram Acu Tangere). P/O Flewelling was killed when his Whitley aircraft hit a high chimney and crashed. Pilot Officer Pilot Flewelling is buried in Learning St. John The Baptist Churchyard, Exelby, Leeming and Newton, Yorkshire, England.

FLEWIN, CHARLES EDWARD WO2(BA) R138384. From Port Simpson, British Columbia. Killed in Action Nov 3/43 age 20. #426 Thunderbird Squadron (On Wings of Fire). Target – Dusseldorf, Germany. Please see McLeod N.S. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Bomb Aimer Flewin was buried in the City Cemetery at Monchen-Gladbach, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FLINT, THOMAS VINCENT FS(WAG) R180859. From Kingston, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 4/44 age 20. #226 Squadron (Non Sibi Sed Patriae). Mitchell aircraft #FW 163 was bombing a bridge at Venlo, Holland and was flying at 10,000 feet when the starboard engine was hit by flak. The pilot made a belly landing at Vokel, Holland, Sgt R.A. Smith was also killed. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Flint is buried in the Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Nijmegen, Holland.

FLITTON, ROBERT DEANE P/O(P) J6378. From Mount Royal, Quebec. Killed in Action May 20/42 age 22. #37 Squadron (Wise Without Eyes). Wellington aircraft failed to return from operations over the aerodrome at Heraklion, Crete. FSs R.W. Hood, A.H. Winters, P/Os A.D. Salt, W.A. Hayworth, and Sgt E.A. Samuel (RAF) were also killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Flitton has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Alamein War Memorial, Egypt.

FLOOD, DONALD GEORGE P/O(AG) J90719//R205815. From Woodstock, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 17/44 age 20. #115 Squadron (Despite The Elements), Witchford, England. Target – Moerdijk, Holland. Please see Scanlan W.G. for casualty Ii. and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Flood is buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Strijen, South Holland, Holland.

FLOOD, GEORGE ANDREW WO2(WAG) R142518. From Grande Prairie, Alberta. Killed Jan 17/44 age 22. #45 Air Transport Group. The crew of Ventura aircraft #JT 801 departed Zandery enroute Belem and failed to arrive at their destination. F/O R.A. Wilkins and a U.S. civilian, Captain P. Herndon, were also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Flood has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FLOOD, JAMES MCVEIGH F/O(P) J35208. From Hearst, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 26/44 age 22. #421 Red Indian Squadron (Bellicum Cecinere). F/O Flood was on an armed reconnassiance five miles south-east of Dieppe, France when his Spitfire aircraft #ML 308 went down due to enemy action. The aircraft was seen to go into a dive and crash five miles south-east of Dieppe, France, no parachute was seen. Flying Officer Pilot Flood was buried in the Cemetery at Biville La Baipnande, France, exhumed, and reburied in the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer, France.

FLOOD, JOHN JAMES F/L(WAG) J16092. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Sep 12/44 age 22. #428 Ghost Squadron (Usque Ad Finem). Target – Dortmund, Germany. F/L Flood was killed over the target and his pilot, F/L R. Curtis D.F.M. of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., was severely wounded in the head. The bomb aimer, F/L Dougal McGillivray of DaIkeith, Ontario took over the controls and landed Lancaster aircraft #B 793 at the Woodbridge emergency aerodrome. The port tyre burst and the port undercarriage collapsed on landing but there were no further injuries to the rest of the crew. As the flight and the landing was a team effort all the crew received decorations. F/L McGillivray was awarded the D.S.O., F/L Curtis had earned his D.F.M. in 1942 and was awarded the D.S.O., F/L Hugh Smith of Niagara Falls, Ontario, was awarded the D.F.C., F/O Charles Wattle of Barrie, Ontario, was awarded the D.F.C., F/O Roberrt Marshall of Melanethee, Ontario, was awarded the D.F.C., and the flight engineer, RAF Sgt J. Rose, was awarded the D.F.M. Flight Lieutenant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Flood is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FLOOD, JOHN VICTOR SGT R66858 – accountant. From Montreal, Quebec. Died Jul 28/43 age 38. #5 Manning Depot, Lachine, Quebec. Death by natural causes while in the Station rlospital, Lachine, Quebec. Sergeant Flood is buried in the Cote Des Neiges Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec.

FLORANCE, DAVID RAY P/O(P) J15193. From Spokane, Washington, U.S.A. Killed in Action May 19/42 age 22. #133 Eagle Squadron (Let Us To The Battle). P/O Florance was killed when his Spitfire aircraft was lost to enemy action in the English Channel during a cross-channel sweep. Pilot Officer Pilot Florance has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLOREN, HAROLD ARTHUR P/O(P) J18849. From Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jan 14/44 age 22. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus), Pathfinder Force. Target – Brunswick, Germany. Please see Souaillard J.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Floren is buried in the Limmer British Cemetery at Hannover, Germany.

FLORENCE, KOLMAN LAC R156656. From Peterborough, Ontario. Died Dec 24/44 age 23. Leading AirCraftman Florence is buried in the McCaul Synagogue Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.

FLORIPE, RAOUL ALBERTO OROZEO F/O(BA) J37711. From Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A. Killed in Action Feb 18/45 age 24. #420 Snowy Owl Squadron (Pugnamus Finitum). Target – Wesel, Germany. Please see Stock M.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Floripe is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FLOWER, EDWARD JAMES LAC R282593 – radar operator. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Dec 20/44 age 29. #5 RU. LAC Flower was killed in a car accident at Halfway Cove, Guysboro County, Nova Scotia. Leading AirCraftman Flower is buried in the Park Lawn Cemetery at Toronto, Ontario.

FLOYD, CHARLES RICHARD F/O(P) J25830. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Mar 20/44 age 22. #82 Operational Training Unit, RAF Station, Silverstone, England. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see MacGillivray R.N. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Floyd is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FLOYD, GEORGE F/O(BA) J24532//R178119. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Dec 26/44 age 33. #76 Squadron (Resolute). Target – St. Vith, Belgium. Please see Woolf D.V. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Floyd is buried in the Communal Cemetery at Nassogne, Luxembourg, Belgium.

FLYNN, FRANCIS LARRY P/O(P) J7541. From Passmore, British Columbia. Killed Jun 26/42 age 26. #1651 Conversion Unit. Stirling aircraft #W 7942 missing. Five RAF members of the crew missing believed killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Flynn has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FLYNN, HAROLD LUNDY F/L(P) J14851. From Gunton, Manitoba. Killed Dec 15/44 age 23. #8 Operational Training Unit. F/L Flynn was killed when his Spitfire aircraft #EN 417 crashed at Counterswells Farm, two miles west of Aberdeen, Scotland. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Flynn is buried in the Old Cemetery, Dyce, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

FLYNN, JOHN PATRICK F/L(N) J14167//R122435. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action May 25/44 age 25. #582 Squadron (Pre Volamus Designantes), Pathfinder Force. Target – Aachen, Germany. Please see F/L S.W. Little D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Lieutenant Navigator Flynn was buried at Aachen, exhumed, and reinterred in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FODERINGHAM, CLIFFORD F/O(P) J15718//R85729 D.F.C. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Sep 3/43 age 22. #156 Squadron (We Light The Way), Pathfinder Force. F/O Foderingham had completed over thirty trips and had begun his second tour of operations when his Lancaster aircraft crashed. Please see F/O A.W. Stewart D.F.M. for casualty list and flight detail. F/O Foderingham had been picked up out of the sea on August 18, 1942 suffering from exposure after his #101 Squadron aircraft was shot down by an enemy fighter aircraft. Please see Cobbett C.H. for operation detail and casualty list. Flying Officer Pilot Foderingham is buried in the City Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England. Addendum: – Distinguished Flying Cross – No:101 Squadron – Award effective 2 November 1942 as per London Gazette dated 6 November 1942 and AFRO 272/43 dated 19 February 1943. Born in Toronto, 1921; home there. Clerk. Ex-RCA. Enlisted in Toronto, 18 December 1940. Trained at No.3 ITS (graduated 9 June 1941), No.11 EFTS (graduated 27 July 1941), and No.8 SFTS (graduated 14 December 1941). Commissioned September 1943. The citation reads – “This officer has always displayed outstanding coolness and courage often under very difficult conditions. One night in August, when his aircraft was so severely damaged by night fighters that he had to descend on the sea, it was largely duel() his leadership and presence of mind that four members of the crew were rescued. On two other occasions, by his ability and skill, he has brought his damaged aircraft safely to base. Pilot Officer Foderingham has at all times shown great devotion to duty, setting a splendid example to all.” Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FOERSTER, WALTHER CARL RICHARD FS(WAG) R105695. From Stoney Plain, Alberta. Killed in Action Mar 19/43 age 25. #415 Swordfish Squadron (Ad Metam). Hampden aircraft #AE 418 crashed in the sea off West Wittering, Sussex. WO W.L. Hurl, FS R.H. O’Brien, and F/O B.A. Johnson (RAF) were also killed. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Foerster is buried in the St. Nicholas Churchyard Extension, West Thorney, Thorney Island, Sussex, England.

FOGDEN, JOHN H.W. CPL 910969 – Royal Air Force. From Toronto, Ontario. Died Aug 2/41 age 21. Corporal Fogden is buried at North Mundham, England.

FOGG, EDGAR DELYRA F/O(P) J23051. From Unity, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Nov 18/43 age 21. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Mannheim, Germany. Please see F/O James S. Smith for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Fogg is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FOGG, KENNETH ANDREW FS(AG) R56267. From Mount Royal, Quebec. Killed in Action May 6/42 age 21. #460 Australia Squadron (Strike And Return). Wellington aircraft lost, presumed over target, presumed enemy action. Two RAF, and three RAAF members of the crew missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fogg is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FOISY, LEOPOLD ORIE FS(AG) R109414. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Feb 21/45 age 24. #427 Lion Squadron (Eerie Manus Certas). Target – Worms, Germany. Please see Stuart R.R. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Foisy is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FOLEY, BRUCE GREGORY F/O(N) J14741. From New York City, New York, U.S.A. Killed in Action Oct 3/43 age 24. #77 Squadron (Esse Potius Quam Videri). Halifax aircraft #DT 807 was shot down over Wernswig, Germany during night operations to Kassel, Germany. There were two #77 Sqdn. aircraft lost in the same area on this date. Sgts J.F.A. Bailey (RAF), J.P. Belfield (RAF), J.B. Birrell (RAF), W.A. Bryson (RAF), H.E. Cracknell (RAF), D.H. Douglas (RAF), A. Miller (RAF), C.E. Tarbin (RAF), R. Wilson (RAF), and P/O A.T. Parker (RAF) were also killed. Please see FS C.J.C. Norquay for information regarding the other aircraft and crew. Flying Officer Navigator Foley was buried at Wernswig, exhumed, and reburied in the Limmer British Cemetery at Hannover, Germany.

FOLEY, JAMES DONALD ALEXANDER P/O(P) J15244. From Sherbrooke, Quebec. Killed in Action Apr 6/42 age 25. #407 Demon Squadron (To Hold On High). Hudson aircraft missing. Please see Lowry H. for casualty list and flight detail. This was P/O Foley’s 27th operation. Pilot Officer Pilot Foley has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FOLEY, THOMAS GORDON P/O(P) J6292. From Collingwood, Ontario. Killed Apr 28/42 age 24. #229 Squadron (Be Bold). P/O Foley was air testing Hurricane aircraft #BE 666 and was killed when he crashed at the Kalafrana-Hal Far Road. He had been missing after a flying battle on January 28, 1942 in a Hurricane aircraft and returned uninjured to #229 Squadron on February 11, 1942. Pilot Officer Pilot Foley is buried in the Capuccini Naval Cemetery, Malta.

FOLEY, THOMAS LYNN F/O(P) J41166//R189444. From Belleville, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 7/45 age 27. #424 Tiger Squadron (Castigandos Castigamus). Target – Dessau, Germany. Please see Standfield D.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Foley is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FOLEY, WILLIAM JOSEPH FS(P) R90930. From Finch, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 5/43 age 21. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus), Pathfinder Force. Target – Kiel, Germany. Please see Sargent H.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Foley is buried in the Kiel War Cemetery, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

FOLKARD, DONALD JAMES LAC(P) R145605 – under training. From Picton, Ontario. Died Mar 15/44 age 23. #20 Elementary Flying Training School, Oshawa, Ontario. LAC Folkard died while in the Defence Industries Ltd. Hospital at Ajax, Ontario as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident at Dumbarton, Ontario. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Folkard is buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Picton, Ontario.

FOLKERSEN, VICTOR ROY F/O(N) J22796//R127796. From Souris, Manitoba. Killed Sep 5/43 age 27. #1661 Conversion Unit. Stirling aircraft #W 4929 crashed into a mountain side near Trecastle, England during a violent storm. FS E.M. Buckby (RAAF) and six other members of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Flying Officer Navigator Folkersen is buried in the Cemetery at Hereford, Herefordshire, England.

FOLLETT, ALBERT SGT(AG) R176962. From Grand Bank, Newfoundland. Killed Nov 7/43 age 20. #15 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft #Z 9106 had the starboard engine cut out whilst in the landing circuit, the aircraft crashed near Oxford. Sergeant Air Gunner Follett is buried in the Botley Cemetery, North Hinskey, Berkshire, England.

FOLLIOTT, ERIC WALTER F/O(N) J27421. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 29/44 age 31. #424 Tiger Squadron (Castigandos Castigamus). Target – Metz, France. Please see Patterson J.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Folliott is buried in the French National Cemetery, Marissel, Beauvais, Oise, France.

FOLLOWS, SIDNEY WALLACE P/O(AG) J89123//R204056. From Ottawa, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 18/44 age 19. #433 Porcupine Squadron (Qui S’y Frotte S’y Pique). Target – Noisy le Sec, France. Please see Sturmy W.J. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Follows is buried in the New Communal Cemetery, Clichy, Seine, France.

FOLLOWS, WILLIAM ARTHUR F/O(BA) J12302. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Jun 22/43 age 21. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Spence M.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Follows was buried in the Military Cemetery at Venlo, Limburg, Holland, exhumed, and reburied in the Jonkerbos War Cemetery, Nijmegen, Holland.

FOLTZ, RAYMOND ROGERS FS(P) R79246. From Mansfield, Ohio, U.S.A. Killed in Action Nov 9/42 age 26. #425 Alouette Squadron (Je Te Plumerai). Target – Hamburg, Germany. Please see FS J.E. Laporte for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Pilot Foltz is buried in the Dishforth Cemetery, Yorkshire, England.

FONSECA, DONALD EVERTON P/O(N) J85529//R144599. From Crossroads, Jamaica, British West Indies). Killed in Action Apr 21/44 age 22. #207 Squadron (Semper Paratus). Target – Chapelle, France. The crew of Lancaster aircraft #ND 564 took off from RAF Station, Spilsby for a night bombing trip to Chappelle, France and was not heard from again. P/O D.R. Dearman D.F.C. (RAF), Sgts M. O’Connor (RAF), and JE.Ni Smith (RAF) were also killed. Two others of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. One Canadian, Sgt Smith, was either an Evader or was taken Prisoner of War. Pilot Officer Navigator Fonseca is buried in the New Communal Cemetery, Clichy, Seine, France.

FONTAINE, RAYMOND ERNEST FS(WAG) R253106. From Fort William, Ontario. Died Apr 30/45 age 26. #356 Squadron (We Bring Freedom And Assistance). Death by natural causes. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fontaine is buried in the Ranchi War Cemetery, Ranchi, India.

FOOTE, ALAN DICK WO2(P) R102678. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Jan 9/43 age 21. #9 Squadron (Per Noctem Volamus). Lancaster aircraft #W 4159 was lost during operations. Six RAF crew members, Sgts. M. McKenzie, W.T. McLennan, G. Mitchell, M.W. Stephenson, P.G. Brogan, and R. Warcirop were also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Foote is buried in the General Cemetery, Vorden, Gelderland, Holland.

FOOTE, JOHN SGT(AG) R187590. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed Dec 11/43 age 20. #16 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see H.O. Mitchell for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Air Gunner Foote is buried in the Botley Cemetery, North Hinskey, Berkshire, England.

FOOTE, RAYMOND HAMILTON F/O(OB) J15611. From Lakeville, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Nov 8/42 age 24. #418 City of Edmonton Squadron. Boston aircraft lost. Please see Buchanan W.L. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Observer Foote is buried in the Churchyard at Poix-de-la-Somme, Somme, France.

FORAN, JAMES ALEXANDER FS(WAG) R61070. From Holden, Alberta. Killed in Action Jun 24/42 age 23. #418 City of Edmonton Squadron. Boston aircraft missing. Please see F/O R. White for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Foran is buried in the New Eastern Cemetery, Amsterdam, North Holland.

FORAN, MARTIN RAYMOND SGT(AG) 11117007. From Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Killed Sep 24/42 age 24. #22 Operational Training Unit. Sgt Foran was killed when Wellington aircraft crashed at Stratford-OnAvon. Sergeant Air Gunner Foran is buried in the Stratford-On-Avon Cemetery, Evesham Road, Warwickshire, England.

FORAN, SARAH JOSEPHINE LAW 303937 – cook. From Guelph, Ontario. Died Jun 30/43 age 22. #7 Bombing and Gunnery School, Paulson, Manitoba. Death by natural causes while in the Deer Lodge Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Leading AirWoman Foran is buried in the Marymount Cemetery at Guelph, Ontario.

FORAN, THEODORE WILLSON FS(NB) R121566. From Tofield, Alberta. Killed in Action Apr 15/43 age 29. #149 East India Squadron (Fortis Nocte). Stirling aircraft lost. Please see Valiance L.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Navigator/Bomb Aimer Foran is buried in the Communal Cemetery, BeIval, Ardennes, France.

FORBES, ALLAN LEIGHTON F/O(P) J17200. From Maple Creek, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jul 30/43 age 20. #7 Squadron (Per Diem Per Noctum), Pathfinder Force. Stirling aircraft missing. Please see Pushor D.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Forbes has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FORBES, ALLAN PATRICK F/L(P) J24260. From Mortlach, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Aug 30/44 age 21. #103 Squadron (Noli Me Tangere). Target – Stettin, Germany. Please see Kalhelm B.I. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Forbes is buried in the Old Garrison Cemetery, Poznan, Poland.

FORBES, ANDREW SINCLAIR Sub Lt – Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve. Killed in Action Jul 30/45. Fleet Air Arm. Lost off H.M.S. Condor. Sub-Lieutenant Forbes has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Lee-on-the-Solent Memorial, Hampshire, England.

FORBES, GORDON BRUCE EDMUND F/O(BA) J42195//R163151. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed Dec 18/44 age 21. #22 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed. Please see F/L W.F. Scott A.F.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Forbes is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FORBES, JOHN GORDON FS(WAG) R62650. From Mille Roches, Ontario. Killed in Action May 30/42 age 23. #419 Moose Squadron (Moosa Aswayita). Target – Genevilliers, France. Please see Cavaghan E.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Forbes is buried in the New Communal Cemetery, Virof lay, Seine-et-Oise, France.

FORBES, ROY BRUCE F/O(P) 41391 – Royal Air Force. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Killed in Action Aug 7/40 age 25. #224 Squadron (Fedele All Amico). Hudson aircraft lost in the North Sea while on anti- sub patrol. Three of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. During his tour F/O Forbes and his crew had found and bombed three enemy submarines, they had also shot down a German Dornier DO-18 flying boat. Flying Officer Pilot Forbes has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FORBES, WILLIAM CLYDE WO2(WAG) R83127. From Amherstburg, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 3/43 age 20. #425 Alouette Squadron (Je Te Plumerai). Target – Hamburg, Germany. Please see Lanctin J.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Wireless Operator Air Gunner Forbes is buried in the Ohlsdorf Cemetery, Hamburg, Germany.

FORD, CHARLES JOSEPH LAC R151631 – driver. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed Jul 26/45 age 28. #11 Equipment Depot. LAC Ford died when his truck was hit by a passenger train at Calgary, Alberta. Leading AirCraftman Ford is buried in the Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, British Columbia.

FORD, EDGAR IVAN F/O(WAG) J45711//R254032. From Gilroy, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Apr 24/45 age 20. #58 Squadron (Alis Nocturnis). Halifax aircraft lost. Please see Parker M.A. for casualty list and operation detail. Flying Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Ford is buried in the Churchyard at Odder, Jutland, Denmark.

FORD, ERNEST GEORGE F/L(P) 81636 – Royal Air Force. From Regina, Saskatchewan. Died Dec 10/42 age 28. F/L Ford had been with #3 Squadron, flying Hurricane aircraft, during the Battles of France and Dunkirk, and had flown Hurricane aircraft with #232 Squadron in the Battle of Britain. Flight Lieutenant Pilot Ford is buried in the Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta.

FORD, EVERETT MORRISON P/O(AG) J89704//R197505. From Evesham, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Feb 14/45 age 21. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Halifax aircraft shot down. Please see P/O J.F. Peak for casualty list and sortie detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Ford is buried at Hoven, Denmark.

FORD, GEORGE EDWARD WO2(OB) 1179656. From Cambran, Monmouthshire, England. Killed in Action Aug 1/42 age 25. #9 Squadron (Per Noctem Volarnus). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see FS A.E. Mcilveen for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class II Observer Ford was buried in the North Military Cemetery at Dusseldorf, Germany, exhumed, and reinterred in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FORD, HARRY KENNEDY FS(AG) 1158540. From Chilliwack, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jun 9/42 age 24. #83 Squadron (Strike To Defend). Lancaster aircraft #R 5650 was shot down in Bocholt, Westphalia. Three RAF members of the crew missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Ford was buried in the Military Cemetery at BochoIt, exhumed, and reburied in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FORD, HERBERT NORMAN LAC 1159645 – driver. From Winnipeg, Manitoba. Died on service May 29/42 age 22. #400 City Of Toronto Squadron (Percussuri Vigiles). Leading AirCraftman Ford is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FORD, HUBERT VERNOL LAC(P) R120660 – under training. From Kinloch, Saskatchewan. Killed Mar 7/42 age 20. #4 Service Flying Training School, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Cessna Crane aircraft crashed. Please see Campbell H.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Ford is buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

FORD, JOHN EDWARD WO1(AG) R210750. From Readlyn, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jun 15/44 age 24. #160 Burma Squadron (Api Soya Paragasamu). Liberator aircraft #EV 837 dived into the jungle three minutes after take-off. A fire broke out and the bomb load exploded, six of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Warrant Officer Class I Air Gunner Ford is buried in the Levermentu Cemetery, Colombo, Ceylon.

FORD, KENNETH P/O(P) J25381. From Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Killed May 28/43 age 23. #1 Flying Instructor School, Trenton, Ontario. P/Os Ford and F. Hopkinson (RAF) were on a routine training flight and were both killed when Harvard aircraft #FE 553 crashed at lot nine in the Murray Township, Ontario. Pilot Officer Pilot Ford is buried in St Mary’s Cemetery at Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

FORD, LESLIE SYDNEY W/C(P) J3712 D.F.C. & Bar. From Liverpool, Nova Scotia. Killed in Action Jun 4/43 age 22. #402 City of Winnipeg Squadron. W/C. Ford was an ace, he was credited with destroying six enemy aircraft and was killed when his Spitfire aircraft #AA 980 was shot down in the sea off Holland. On a previous operation, WIC. Ford dropped a bomb, from his Hurricane aircraft, which went right down the funnel of a German destroyer. Wing Commander Pilot Ford is buried in the General Cemetery at Vlieland, Frisian Islands, Friesland, Holland. Addendum: – W/C Ford was 24 years old at time of death, not 22. FORD, FL Leslie Sydney (J3712) – Distinguished Flying Cross – No 175 Squadron – Award effective 9 June 1942 as per London Gazette dated 26 June 1942 and AFRO 1000-1001/42 dated 3 July 1942. Born Halifax, Nova Scotia, 30 December 1919. Home in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. Attended Acadia University for three years. Enlisted in Halifax, 21 June 1940 (possibly 21 January 1940). Trained at No.2 ITS, No.8 EFTS and No. 4 SFTS (graduated 28 January 1941; awarded wings that date). Posted overseas in February 1941; further trained at No.52 OTU, March and April 1941. Served with Nos.403 Squadron, 21 April 1941 to 12 September 1941; No.402 Squadron, 21 September 1941 to January 1942; No.175 Squadron, 6 February 1942 to 9 July 1942. Returned to No.403 Squadron as B Flight Commander, 19 July 1942; became Commanding Officer on 13 August 1942. Posted to Digby as Wing Commander (Flying), 19 April 1943. Killed in action, 4 June 1943 attacking enemy shipping off Dutch coast; with four pilots of No.402 Squadron attacked three E-boats and was shot down into sea. Credited with six enemy aircraft destroyed. The citation reads – ” This officer has carried out many operational missions, having been engaged in fighter sweeps and in bombing attacks on land and sea targets. He has participated in two attacks when two mine sweepers and an enemy destroyer were sunk and two destroyers were damaged. He is a keen and zealous flight commander and leader.” FORD, S/L, Leslie Sydney (J3712) – Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross – No.403 Squadron-Award effective 16 September 1942 as per London Gazette dated 2 October 1942 and AFRO 1653/42 dated 16 October 1942. The citation reads – “On August 19th, 1942, this officer led his squadron in support of the combined operations against Dieppe with great skill. Several enemy aircraft were destroyed, two of which were shot down by Squadron Leader Ford. Throughout, his inspiring example instilled great confidence in his fellow pilots.” NOTE: Public Records Office Air 2/8769 has recommendation for a Croix de Guerre dated 20 January 1943 stating about the same as above. Although it went right through to Fighter Command Headquarters, it was not approved at Air Ministry level, either because the deed had already been covered by the Bar to the DFC or because of Ford’s death in action. Several other pilots were recommended for the Croix de Guerre following the Dieppe Raid and ended up with Mentions in Despatches. Detail provided by H. Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FORD, PERCY GEORGE P/O(WAG) J6849. From Castor, Alberta. Killed in Action Dec 15/41 age 26. #407 Demon Squadron (To Hold On High). Hudson aircraft lost. Please see Turley W. for casualty list and flight detail. This was P/O Ford’s 3rd operation. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Ford is buried in the General Cemetery at Vlieland, Frisian Islands, Friesland, Holland.

FORD, ROY DOUGLAS F/O(BA) J27225. From Stratford, Ontario. Killed in Action May 28/44 age 23. #427 Lion Squadron (Ferte Manus Certas). Target – Bourg-Leopold, Belgium. Please see Stephenson N.D. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Ford is buried in the War Cemetery, Heverlee, Brabant, Belgium.

FORDHAM, LEONARD BASIL F/O(P) 904261//88208 – Royal Air Force. From Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jul 17/41 age 22. #72 Squadron (Swift). Spitfire aircraft was hit by flak over Dunkirk and crashed in the English Channel. Air-sea rescue arrived too late to save F/O Fordham. Flying Officer Pilot Fordham is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FORDYCE, GORDON WILLIAM WO2(P) R116865. From Belleville, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 23/43 age 21. #156 Squadron (We Light The Way), Pathfinder Force. Target – Berlin, Germany, Lancaster aircraft #JB 293 flew into the ground at Manor Farm, Harpley, Norfolk, England. Sgt R.H. Hodges (RAF) and one other RAF member of the crew were also killed. Warrant Officer Class Ii Pilot Fordyce is buried in the City Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.

FOREMAN, GORDON JAMES WO2(P) R78053. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Nov 8/42 age 20. #122 Squadron (Victuri Volarnus). WO Foreman lost his life when his Spitfire aircraft was shot down during operations over France. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Foreman is buried in the Communal Cemetery Extension, MerylIle, Nord, France.

FOREMAN, JOHN LESLIE P/O(BA) J93073//R162400. From Port Arthur, Ontario. Killed Feb 5/45 age 24. P/O Foreman was on his way home and was lost at sea when he fell from a troopship in mid-ocean, Pilot Officer Bomb Airier Foreman has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FOREST, JOHN KENNETH P/O(P) J19350//R75217. From Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Killed Dec 9/43 age 22. #77 Squadron (Esse Potius Quern Videri). Halifax aircraft crashed. Please see FS, E.F. Hemming for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Forest is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FORESTELL, DANIEL ARTHUR FS(WAG) R69440. From Coniston, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 4/43 age 21. #278 Squadron. BROTHER to Robert Samuel Forestell. The crew of Anson aircraft #DG 809 were engaged in an air-sea rescue operation when they were shot down forty miles south-east of Yarmouth, England. Four of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. FS Forestell had been with #418 Squadron flying Boston aircraft and had been injured in a crash in June of 1942. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Forestell has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FORESTELL, ROBERT SAMUEL F/O(P) J24962. From Coniston, Ontario. Killed in Action Aug 8/44 age 24. #404 Buffalo Squadron (Ready to Fight). BROTHER to Daniel Arthur Forestell. Beaufighter aircraft #NE 354 lost during a shipping strike in the Bay of Biscay. F/O LC. Robbie was also killed. Flying Officer Pilot Forestell is buried in the Churchyard at Barbatre, Vendre, France.

FORESTELL, THOMAS BERNARD SGT(P) R184192. From Coniston, Ontario. Killed Mar 20/44 age 20. #1 Air Observer School, Mallon, Ontario. BROTHER to Robert Samuel Forestell. Sgt Forestell was on a navigation exercise and made a slipping turn to the left on making his final turn before landing. He was killed when Anson aircraft #6626 crashed 300 yards north-west of the aerodrome at Muskoka, Ontario. Sergeant Pilot Forestell is buried in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Sudbury, Ontario.

FORESTELL, THOMAS DOMINIC FS(P) R75999. From Guelph, Ontario. Killed Mar 31/42 age 22. #289 Squadron. FS Forestell was killed when his Hurricane aircraft #W 9241 crashed in the sea near Inverness. Flight Sergeant Pilot Forestell is buried at in the Tomnahurich Cemetery, Inverness, Scotland.

FORIS, LOUIS CHARLES CPL R64254. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed Jul 6/44 age 27. #145 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron (Furor Non Sine Frenis). Ventura aircraft crashed. Please see Leard W.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Corporal Faris is buried in the Goose Bay Cemetery, Goose Bay, Labrador.

FORMAN, BRICKER WILSON FS(P) R83059. From Windsor, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 16/42 age 20. #175 Squadron (Stop At Nothing). FS Forrnan was killed when his Hurricane aircraft #BE 485 crashed into the sea. Flight Sergeant Pilot Forman is buried in the Efford Cemetery, Plymouth, Devonshire, England.

FORMAN, JOHN FS(WAG) R80334. From Reston, Manitoba. Killed in Action Oct 6/42 age 21. #75 New Zealand Squadron (Ake Ake Kia Kaha). The crew of a Wellington aircraft took off for operations over enemy-held territory and was not heard from again. Sgts J. Forbes (RAF), W.J. Howes (RAF), G.W. Rhodes (RAF), and G. Slater (RAF) were also killed. Flight Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Forman is buried in the Protestant Cemetery at Hardenburg, Overijssel, Holland.

FORMAN, ROBERT WILLIAM FS(AG) R87980. From New Westminster, British Columbia. Killed in Action Dec 20/42 age 20. #76 Squadron (Resolute). Halifax aircraft shot down. Please see Henschel W. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Forman was -buried in the Municipal Cemetery at Bocholt, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FORREST, FREDERICK F/O(N) J11951. From Brantford, Ontario. Killed in Action Jan 29/44 age 21. #419 Moose Squadron (Moose Aswayita). Target – Berlin, Germany. Please see Lemerick G.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Forrest was buried in the Parish Cemetery at Zuhlen, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FORREST, JOHN REGINALD P/O(WAG) J92026//R66674. From Montreal, Quebec. Killed in Action Aug 12/44 age 21. #422 Flying Yachtsmen Squadron (This Arm Shall Do It). Sunderland aircraft crashed. Please see Wilkinson R.T. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Forrest is buried in the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Churchyard, Irvinestown, County Fermanagh, Ireland.

FORREST, WILLIAM P/O(AG) J86761//R178156. From Trail, British Columbia. Killed in Action Feb 21/44 age 29. #15 Squadron (Aim Sure). Target – Stuttgart, Germany. Please see F/L J.V. Russell C.G.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Forrest is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FORRESTER, ROBERT LORRAINE WO2(P) R61777. From Bromhead, Saskatchewan. ‘Killed in Action Nov 22/43 age 29. #269 Squadron. Hudson aircraft #FK 758 went down off Keilisnes Point, Iceland. FS D. MacMillan and two of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Forrester is buried in the Fossvogur Cemetery, Reykjavik, Iceland.

FORSBERG, MORRIS SOREN P/O(AG) J90086//R182892. From Dunblane, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Jun 6/44 age 22. #426 Thunderbird Squadron (On Wings of Fire). Target – a coastal battery, Trouville, France. Please see F/O R.H. Tranter for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Forsberg is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FORSETH, KENNETH GILBERT F/O(N) J42721//R182224. From Kingsford, Saskatchewan. Killed Feb 6/45 age 22. #575 Squadron. Dakota aircraft crashed. Please see Brock R.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Forseth is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FORST, JOHN NICHOLSON SGT(P) R117591. From Farmingdale, New York, U.S.A. Killed Mar 22/42 age 19. #16 Service Flying Training School, Hagersville, Ontario. Sgt Forst was assigned to Anson aircraft #7186 and was in a formation flight when a snowstorm was encountered. He was killed when the aircraft crashed one mile east of Selkirk, Ontario. Sergeant Pilot Forst is buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery, Flushing, New York, U.S.A.

FORSTER, BENJAMIN NELSON P/O(N) J19310. From Killam, Alberta. Killed in Action Jan 20/44 age 28. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Target – Berlin, Germany. Please see Paddison H.D. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator Forster is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FORSTER, IVOR RUSSELL P/O(P) J19992//R133934. From Thornhill, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 22/43 age 22. #421 Red Indian Squadron (Bellicum Cecinere). Spitfire aircraft #BR 987 was last seen in the area around Beauvais, France, presumed enemy action. Pilot Officer Pilot Forster is buried in the Marissel French National Cemetery, Beauvais, Oise, France.

FORSTER, JOHN JOSEPH WILLIAM WO2(P) R92075. From New Westminster, British Columbia. Killed Nov 3/42 age 29. #1484 Bombing and Gunnery Flight. Oxford aircraft was carrying flash bombs and exploded just after take-off from the RAF aerodrome at Driffield. Warrant Officer Class II Pilot Forster is buried in the Driffield Cemetery, Yorkshire, England. Addendum: Oxford aircraft # DF 536 took off, climbed to about 200 feet and then dived into the ground and caught fire. The accident appeared to have been caused by an explosion and fire in the starboard wing. Two other airmen, not Canadians, were also killed. Detail provided by David E. Thompson, Middlesborough, England.

FORSTER, MURRAY THOMAS AC2 R116339. From Beulah, Manitoba. Died Nov,17/41 age 19. #3 Service Flying Training School, Calgary, Alberta. AC2 Forster was struck by an automobile when returning to camp on November 13, 1941. He died of his injuries whilst in Colonel Belcher Hospital, Calgary. AirCraftman Second Class Forster is buried in the Birtle Cemetery, Birtle, Manitoba.

FORSTER, RICHARD HUME F/O(BA) J26693. From Penticton, British Columbia. Killed in Action Mar 19/44 age 23. #625 Squadron (We Avenge). Lancaster aircraft #ND 596 missing during night operations to Frankfurt, Germany. Six of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Flying Officer Bomb Aimer Forster is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FORSTER, WILLIAM FREDERICK P/O(P) J375461/R171066. From Hamilton, Ontario. Killed Dec 6/43 age 23. #45 Air Transport Group. Mitchell aircraft #FW 159 lost .enroute from Dorval, Quebec to Reykjavik, Iceland. One civilian, Captain H.N. Salmon, P/O R.D. Darling (RAF), and F/O E.A. Richardson (RAAF) were also killed. An air search was instituted but to no avail. Pilot Officer Pilot Forster has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FORSYTH, ALBERT CARMEN P/O(BA) J19817//R135855. From Britannia Bay, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 20/44 age 21. #429 Bison Squadron (Fortunae Nihil). Target – Leipzig, Germany. Please see Murray C.B. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Bomb Aimer Forsyth is buried in the Berlin War Cemetery, Charlottenburg, Germany.

FORSYTH, ALEXANDER F/O(WAG) J26513. From Gunn, Alberta. Killed in Action Jul 15/44 age 21. #206 Squadron (Nihil Nos Effugit). Liberator aircraft lost. Please see Taylor J.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Wireless Operator Air Gunner Forsyth has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FORSYTH, HAROLD EARL P/O(P) J17672//R107651. From Regina, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action May 14/43 age 20. #149 East India Squadron (Fortis Nocte). Stirling aircraft lost. Please see FS D.F. McDonald for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Forsyth was buried in the Prisoner of War section of the City Cemetery at Monchen-Gladbach, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany.

FORSYTH, JOHN HAMILTON FS(P) R86422. From Carnduff, Saskatchewan. Killed Jun 6/42 age 20. #21 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft #W 5618 was shot down over enemy territory on June 2, 1942. P/O W.M. Richards, FS F.B. Albright, Sgts E.V. Stephens (RAAF), and R.T. Burt (RAAF) were also killed. Sgt Watkins (RAAF) was missing and believed killed. FS Forsyth bailed out and evaded capture but he was killed by an express train in the Station of Chalongsuk, Saoni while trying to reach unoccupied France. Flight Sergeant Pilot Forsyth was buried at Chalongsuk, exhumed, and reburied in the War Cemetery at Choloy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.

FORSYTH, THOMAS REX F/O(N) J24699. From Cardston, Alberta. Killed in Action Apr 28/44 age 21. #431 Iroquois Squadron (The Hatiten Ronteriios). -Target – Montzen, Belgium. Please see Loewen D.H. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Forsyth is buried in the Schoonselhof Cemetery, Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium.

FORSYTHE, EDWARD BRUCE P/O(AG) J92183//R118640. From Peterborough, Ontario. Killed Mar 23/45 age 23. #425 Alouette Squadron (Je Te Plumerai). P/O Forsythe was cycling out of the dispersal area at RCAF Station, Tholthorpe, Yorkshire and was run over by RAF Transport loaded with ammunition. He had completed 36 ops. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Forsythe is buried in the Stonefall Cemetery, Wetherby Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England.

FORTH, ROY KITCHEN ER SGT(WAG) R167357. From Parry Sound, Ontario. Killed in Action Feb 6/44 age 29. #116 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Gander, Newfoundland. Sgts Forth, P.E. Sloan, W.A. Gillen, WOs E.S. Moon. J.G. Boothe, P.R. Starr, FS J.A. Skilleter, and F/O W.E. McNicholl were all killed when Canso aircraft #971 went down in the sea off Newfoundland. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Forth has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario. Addendum: – The crew list shows Sgt. W.A. Gillen as a crew member, this is not correct. Sgt W.A. Gillen was a member of a different crew, Sgt. W.H. Gillatt was a member of this crew. Sgt Jack McIntosh of Fairview Alberta was flying a Canso aircraft of the #116 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron out of Gander and reported the following. Orders came to look for a missing aircraft from their squadron. It was February 6, 1944 and the weather was not good. The flying boat was found. It had crashed into an ice fields Supplies were dropped but it was impossible to land as there were pieces of ice for miles. They notified squadron headquarters and on their return were told that the Royal Canadian Navy had been notified of the incident. The navy said they would send a frigate, corvette or destroyer to rescue the 8 stranded airmen. Jack had taken a picture of the downed aircraft and the crew members. The navy said their rescue ship broke down. All 8 airmen perished. Detail provided by L. Allison, Roland, Manitoba.

FORTIN, BENOIT CHARLES EUGENE F/O(N) J24180. From Beauceville Est, Beauce County, Quebec. Killed in Action Apr 23/44 ago 23. #425 Alouette Squadron (Je Te Plumerai). Target – Laon, France.. Please see Legault J.H.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Fortin is buried in the Woensel General Cemetery, Eindhoven, North Brabant, Holland.

FORTIN, EDMOUR FS(P) R54940. From St. Urbain, Charlevoix County, Quebec. Killed in Action Jul 22/42 age 32. #101 Squadron (Mens Agitat Molem). Wellington aircraft was shot down in the sea off Amsterdam. FS D.P. Roberts was also killed. Four RAF members of the crew missing believed killed. Flight Sergeant Pilot Fortin is buried in the New Eastern Cemetery, Amsterdam, North Holland.

FORTIN, JEAN GILBERT FELIX WO2(N) R117476. From Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. Killed in Action Oct 4/43 age 25. #51 Squadron. (Swift And Sure). Halifax aircraft #HR 727 returned from a trip to Frankfurt, Germany and crashed two miles south-west of Upper Ashop at Ashop Moor, England. The aircraft was off course and ran out of fuel, four of the crew, not Canadians, were also killed. Warrant Officer Class II Navigator Fortin is buried in the Botley Cemetery, North Hinksey, Berkshire, England.

FORTIN, JOSEPH MARCEL WENCESLAS FS(AG) 2510. From Montreal, Quebec. Killed in Action Jun 2/42 age 23. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus). Target – Essen, Germany. Please see Thompson J.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Air Gunner Fortin is buried in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany.

FORTNER, JAMES ALCLIFFE DEANS CPL(WAG) R63832 – under training. From Toronto, Ontario. Died Jul 7/41 age 27. #3 Wireless School, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Cpl. Fortner died in a car accident at Lockport, Manitoba. Corporal Wireless Operator Air Gunner Fortner is buried in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery at Toronto, Ontario.

FORTT, EDWARD WILLIAM RONALD F/O(P) C1616. From Victoria, British Columbia. Killed in Action Apr 12/42 age 21. #1 Photo Reconnaissance Unit. F/O Font was killed when his Spitfire aircraft #AA 798 crashed and burned at Stonehouse Farm, Wickham, near Halstead, Essex. Flying Officer Pilot Fortt is buried in the Saffron Walden Cemetery, Essex, England.

FORTUNE, MELVILLE F. CPL 620141 – Royal Air Force. From Montreal, Quebec. Died Apr 30/43 age 22. Corporal Fortune is buried in the Karachi War Cemetery, Karachi, Pakistan.

FOSKETT, CHARLES ROOTHAM P/O(NB) J9523. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Sep 6/42 age 21. #407 Demon Squadron (To Hold On High). Hudson aircraft failed to return. Please see Coutts B.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator/Bomb Aimer Foskett has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FOSTER, ALFRED LOUIS P/O(N) J17453//R69542. From Toronto, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 15/43 ago 23. #7 Squadron (Per Diem Per Noctum), Pathfinder Force. Stirling aircraft missing. Please see Bartman L.W. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Navigator Foster is buried in the War Cemetery at Durnbach, Germany.

FOSTER, ALFRED MERRILL SGT(WAG) R111815. From Kingston, Ontario. Killed Oct 15/42 age 20. #21 Operational Training Unit. Wellington aircraft crashed near the Park Drain Railway Station, Yorkshire, England. P/O C.C. Shadle and one of the crew, not Canadian, were also killed. Two of the crew, not Canadians, missing believed killed. Sergeant Wireless Operator Air Gunner Foster is buried in the St. Oswald Churchyard Extension, Finningley, Nottinghamshire, England.

FOSTER, ALLAN GERALD WO1(AG) R85356. From Whitewood, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Aug 12/43 age 22. #138 Squadron (For Freedom). Halifax aircraft lost. Please see WO D. Alexander Cameron for casualty list and flight detail. Warrant Officer Class I Air Gunner Foster is buried in the Churchyard at Ecorcei, Manche, France.

FOSTER, ARTHUR BAKER F/O(N) J22793. From Port Hammond, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jul 4/43 age 21. #408 Goose Squadron (For Freedom). Target – Cologne, Germany. Please see Hicks R.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Navigator Foster is buried in the Churchyard at Poix-de-da-Somme, Somme, France.

FOSTER, CHARLES ST. CLAIR SGT(FE) R70200. From Sarnia, Ontario. Killed in Action Mar 28/43 age 27. #419 Moose Squadron (Moose. Aswayita). Target – St. Nazaire, France. Please see FS R. Murray McLeod for casualty list and flight detail. This was Sgt Foster’s first operation. Sergeant Flight Engineer Foster is buried in the War Cemetery at Escoublac-La-Baule, France.

FOSTER, EARL SYDNEY FS(P) R74787. From Victoria, British Columbia. Killed in Action Feb 10/42 age 21, #73 Squadron (Tutor Et Ultor). Hurricane aircraft #BD 957 was being ferried when it was shot down fifty-five miles west of Gambia, off the Tobruk road. Flight Sergeant Pilot Foster is buried in the Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt.

FOSTER, EDWARD AUSTIN P/O(AG) J17091 D.F.C. From Guelph, Ontario. Killed in Action Apr 27/43 age 22. #115 Squadron (Despite The Elements), East Wretham, Kent, England. Target – Duisburg, Germany. Please see P/O H.B. Minnis, D.F.C. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Foster was buried at Dusseldorf, Germany, exhumed, and reburied in the Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Germany. Addendum: – P/O Foster was from Toronto, Ontario, not Guelph, Ontario. FOSTER, P/O Edward Austin Nixon (J17091) – Distinguished Flying Cross – No. 115 Squadron (deceased) – Award effective 25 April 1943 as per London Gazette dated 20 July 1945 and AFRO 1453/45 dated 14 September 1945. Born 1920 in Toronto; home there. Clerk. Enlisted Toronto 12 February 1941. Commissioned May 1943. Trained at No.1 WS (graduated 15 November 1941) and No.6 BGS (graduated 16 February 1942). Killed in action 26/27 April 1943 (Lancaster DS609); buried in Germany. The citation reads – “This officer has at all times exhibited the greatest keenness to fly on operations and has taken part in a large number of sorties. He has shown great courage and determination in the face of the enemy and as air gunner has set a high standard in the squadron. He has participated in numerous minelaying operations and has twice been engaged in raids on Berlin.” Detail provided by a Halliday, Orleans, Ontario.

FOSTER, JOHN ANSLEY FS(N) R58108. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed in Action Dec 9/41 age 29. #217 Squadron. Beaufort aircraft #AW 190 failed to return from a bombing operation, presumed enemy action. Flight Sergeant Navigator Foster has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FOSTER, JOHN ELWOOD P/O(P) J51497. From Bracebridge, Ontario. Killed Aug 5/45 age 32. #1 Wireless School, Mount Hope, Ontario. Harvard and Norseman aircraft collided. Please see Hazelton W.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Pilot Foster is buried in the United Church Cemetery, Bracebridge, Ontario.

FOSTER, LESLIE P/O(P) J16685//R77578. From Dapp, Alberta. Killed in Action Jul 30/42 age 21. #50 Squadron (From Defence To Attack). Lancaster aircraft #R 5728 lost during a trip to Saarbrucken, Germany. Sgts C.A. Bowes (RAF), DJ. Ware (RAF), C.J. Stallard (RAAF), A. Wyles (RAAF), P/O R.H. Curran (RAF), and FS C.D. Kennedy (RAAF) were also killed. Pilot Officer Pilot Foster is buried in the Communal Cemetery, Brain-le-Comte, Hainaut, Belgium.

FOSTER, LESLIE ARTHUR P/O(AG) J87480. From Medicine Hat, Alberta. Killed in Action Apr 27/44 age 26. #405 City of Vancouver Squadron (Ducimus), Pathfinder Force. Target – the marshalling yards at Montzen, Belgium. P/O Foster was on his second tour, 50th operation when Lancaster his aircraft went down. Please see S/L E.W. Blenkinsop D.F.C., C.G. for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Air Gunner Foster is buried in the Webbekom Churchyard, Brabant, Belgium.

FOSTER, LESLIE CHARLES F/O(AG) J11 61 5. From New Westminster, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jun 27/43 age 33. #420 Snowy Owl Squadron (Pugnamus Finitum). Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Tucker T.E. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Air Gunner Foster has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta War Memorial, Malta.

FOSTER, MILTON ARNOLD P/O(P) J23863. From Vancouver, British Columbia. Killed Jul 27/43 age 21. #132 Canadian Squadron. P/O Foster lost his life when his Kittyhawk aircraft #1059 crashed five miles south of Robert, Washington, U.S.A. Pilot Officer Pilot Foster has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Ottawa War Memorial, Ottawa, Ontario.

FOSTER, PERRY CLINTON P/O(OB) J9760. From Moravia, New York, U.S.A. Killed in Action Jun 18/42 age 24. #418 City of Edmonton Squadron. Boston aircraft lost. Please see P/O F.C. Downing for casualty list and flight detail. Pilot Officer Observer Foster is buried in the Calais Canadian War Cemetery, Leubringen, Pas De Calais, France.

FOSTER, PHILIP HERBERT S/L(P) 87408 – Royal Air Force. From Brooksby, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action May 26/42 age 31. #404 Buffalo Squadron (Ready To Fight). Blenheim aircraft lost. Please see Jamieson J.M. for casualty list and flight detail. Squadron Leader Pilot Foster is buried in the Churchyard at Egersund, Norway.

FOSTER, RICHARD GEORGE SGT(P) R121320. From Calgary, Alberta. Killed Jul 17/44 age 22. #5 Advanced Flying Unit. Miles Master aircraft crashed. Please see FS R.O. Ives for casualty list and flight detail. Sergeant Pilot Foster is buried in the Blacon Cemetery, Chester, Cheshire, England.

FOSTER, ROBERT ARNHOLD DENYS S/L(P) 70222 M.i.D. – Royal Air Force. From Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Mar 26/43 age 34. #144 Squadron (Who Shall Stop Us). Beaufighter aircraft failed to return from operations. The navigator, not Canadian, missing believed killed. Squadron Leader Pilot Foster has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.

FOSTER, ROBERT RICHARD LAC(P) R110870 – under training. From Waterloo, Iowa, U.S.A. Killed Apr 13/42 age 21. #1 Service Flying Training School, Camp Borden, Ontario. LAC Foster was engaged in low level formation flying when his Harvard aircraft #3176 side slipped during a steep turn and the wing came in contact with the water. He was killed when the aircraft crashed in Georgian Bay off Hope Island, Ontario. Leading AirCraftman Pilot Foster is buried in Calvary Cemetery at Waterloo, Iowa, U.S.A.

FOSTER, RUSSELL BOWYER F/O(N) J13991//R122280. From Steveston, British Columbia. Killed in Action Jul 18/43 age 25. #114 Hong Kong Squadron (With Speed I Strike). F/O Foster and three RAF crew members were all killed when Boston aircraft #Z 2281 hit a balloon cable near the aerodrome at Pantellaria Island. Flying Officer Navigator Foster Was buried in the United States Military Cemetery on Pantellaria Island, exhumed, and reburied in the Enfidaville War Cemetery, Tunisia, Africa.

FOSTER, THOMAS F/O(P) J25494. From Arcola, Saskatchewan. Killed in Action Aug 30/44 age 21. #101 Squadron (Men Agitat Molem). Target – Stettin, Germany. Please see MacKenzie S.A. for casualty list and flight detail. Flying Officer Pilot Foster is buried in the Churchyard at Dejbjerg, Jutland, Denmark.

FOSTER, THOMAS EDWIN FS(P) R61064. From Edmonton, Alberta. Killed in Action Feb 23/42 age 22, #245 Squadron (Fugu Non Fugio) Hurricane aircraft #BE 516 Hurricane #BD 980 were in a mid-air collision and crashed three miles east of Chilbolton, England. The pilot of aircraft #BE 516, Sgt L.T. Delorme, was also killed. Flight Sergeant Pilot Foster is buried in the Brookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England.

FOSTER, WYNN EDMUND FS(N) R109221. From Lethbridge, Alberta. Killed Dec 13/42 age 30. Wellington aircraft lost. Please see Johnston L.V. for casualty list and flight detail. Flight Sergeant Navigator Foster has no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede War Memorial, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, England.