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Paradie RCAF Archive: 45,000+ Entries

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This data is constantly being updated and enhanced by Captain François Dutil RCAF
Further RCAF information is on our Pages Relating to Canada and our RCAF Notes Database and in the RCAF section of our Allied Losses and Incidents Database

This database lists all known RCAF flying-related personnel who served 1939 - 1945 and onwards in many cases.
You may also want to check RCAF entries in the Allied Losses and Incidents Database.
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In November 2017 François Dutil began adding extensive information and many images from his research files,
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"Conversion from the original data held as images of old teletype sheets must have taken Major Paradie years.
The Paradie database is as close to a treasure as the World will see.” François Dutil

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Lancaster LL919
24 Apr 1942 - Enlisted in the RCAF - Regina, Saskatchewan
16 June 1942 - Calgary, Alberta
5 July 1942 - Winnipeg, Manitoba
23 Jan 1943 - Failed Wireless Traning
24 Jan 1943 - MacDonald, Manitoba
12 May 1943 - Bournemouth, UK
25 May 1943 - RAF North Luffenham, Rutland
27 Aug 1943 - RAF Swinderby, Lincolnshire
20 Nov 1943 - RAF Balderton, Nottinghamshire
30 Dec 1943 - RAF Strubby, Lincolnshire
27 Apr 1944 - Shot down by a night fighter
Commemorated Landeville Churchyard, Grave 5. France.
Son of Lewis and Agnes (nee Pratt). Nephew of John T. Green of Semans, Saskatchewan who raised him after his parents died.
Received posthumous commission.
(Information courtesy Francois Dutil)

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