20.07.1943 No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School Nomad A-17 3498 F/O. Edward G. Meade
Date: 20th July 1943 (Tuesday)
Unit: No. No. 9 Bombing and Gunnery School
Type: Nomad A-17
Base: RCAF Station Mont Joli, Quebec
Location: 9 miles west of station airfield.
Pilot: F/O. Edward Griffin Meade J/7586 RCAF Age 27. Killed
Obs: Cpl. John Thomas Vasileff R/121554 RCAF Age 25. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Aircraft understood to have been undergoing airframe and engine tests when it went into a spin and crashed and burnt out some 9 miles west of the airfield.
The very brief details for this page has been entered by Clare Meade in order that she is able to share some great photographs that she has in her collection for others to see and respond to. We would be happy to place anyone in contact with her (subject to permission) and encourage others to submit any further information on these.
Photo's as marked, Ted Mangan, Ken Dressler, Evans, George Carr, Woodruff.
Photo's as marked, Ken Dressler, Evans, George Carr, Woodruff, Sam Howard, Baldy Neil Farrell, Spinney.
Photos as marked, Hamilton, Stevens, Geo Johnson.
Photos with no names.
F/O. Edward Griffin Meade. Boston (Mount Hope) Cemetery. Lot 6945. Grave 2. Son of Thomas H. and Margaret L. Meade, of 97 King Street, Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA.
Cpl. John Thomas Vasileff. Edmonton Cemetery. Block 35. Sub.Div. M. Grave 15. Son of Mick and Ganusha Vasileff, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Page researched for Clare Meade - relative of the pilot, with many thanks to Temujin at the Canada at War Forum - a great researcher and a great forum - please check it out.