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Paradie RCAF Archive: 45,000+ Entries

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1 AndersonWilliam SmithSgt
P/O
F/O

KIFA
Age 22
R
J
184941
41164
PLTRCAF
5 ITS (RCAF)
12 EFTS (RCAF)
2 SFTS (RCAF)
1 AGTS (RCAF)
3 PRC (RCAF)
18 (P)AFU (RAF)
22 OTU (RAF)
1666 CU (RCAF)
420 Sqd (RCAF)
420 Sqd (RCAF) Last Op
X
X
Finch
Harvard & Yale
X
X
Oxford
Wellington
Halifax
Halifax
Halifax NA179
14 Aug 1942 - Enlisted in the RCAF
18 Apr 1943
11 July 1943
5 Sep 1943
12 Dec 1944
8 Apr 1944 - UK
25 Apr 1944
11 July 1944
1 Nov 1944
28 Dec 1944
14 Feb 1945 - Stalled and crashed on approach for landing after op
Commemorated Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Sec. H. Row G. Grave 5. United Kingdom.
Son of Robert Smith Anderson and Hazel Margaret Anderson, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
(Information courtesy Francois Dutil).
2 GilesWilliam HerbertF/Sgt InjuredR276319AG420 Sqd (RCAF)Halifax NA17914 Feb 1945 - Crashed on approach for landing after op(Information courtesy Francois Dutil)
3 HayStanley ArthurSgt
F/Sgt
WO2
WO1
P/O
F/O

KIFA
Age 32
R
J
102413
39167
WAGRCAF
3 WS (RCAF)
8 B&GS (RCAF)
31 OTU (RCAF)
3 PRC (RCAF)
420 Sqd (RCAF) Last Op
X
Moth & Stinson
Battle
Anson & Hudson
X
Halifax NA179
22 May 1941 - Enlisted in the RCAF
3 Aug 1941
21 Dec 1941
8 Feb 1942
27 Feb 1944 - UK
14 Feb 1945 - Crashed on approach for landing after operation
Commemorated Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Sec. H. Row G. Grave 6. United Kingdom.
Son of Robert Alexander and Margaret Jane Hay, of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.
(Information courtesy Francois Dutil)
4 JonesLloyd IngramP/O
F/O

KIFA
Age 33
J40037BA420 Sqd (RCAF)Halifax NA17914 Feb 1945 - Crashed on approach for landing after opCommemorated Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Sec. H. Row G. Grave 7. United Kingdom. Son of Ernest Ephrion Jones and Martha Leah Jones, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Husband of Lorna Millicent Jones, of Toronto.
(Information courtesy Francois Dutil)
5 SillsEarl Albert HenrySgt
F/Sgt
P/O

KIFA
Age 20
R
J
276115
94220
AGRCAF
9 B&GS (RCAF)
3 AGGTS (RCAF)
3 PRC (RCAF)
22 OTU (RAF)
1666 CU (RCAF)
420 Sqd (RCAF)
420 Sqd (RCAF) Last Op
X
Battle
X
X
Wellington
Halifax
Halifax
Halifax NA179
8 Sep 1943 - Enlisted in the RCAF
31 Dec 1943
8 Apr 1944
3 June 1944 - UK
11 July 1944
11 Nov 1944
28 Dec 1944
14 Feb 1945 - Crashed on approach for landing after operation
Commemorated Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Sec. H. Row G. Grave 4. United Kingdom.
Son of Mr. Harry Sills and Mrs Ruby Violet Sills of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
(Information courtesy Francois Dutil)
6 SindenJohn CharlesP/O
F/O

KIFA
Age 32
J37506NAVRCAF
7 B&GS (RCAF)
7 ITS (RCAF)
7 AOS (RCAF)
3 PRC (RCAF)
10 (O)AFU (RAF)
22 OTU (RAF)
1666 CU (RCAF)
420 Sqd (RCAF)
420 Sqd (RCAF) Last Op
X
Battle
X
Anson
X
Anson
Wellington
Halifax
Halifax
Halifax NA179
6 Aug 1942 - Enlisted in the RCAF
8 March 1943
21 March 1943
13 June 1943
2 Dec 1943 - UK
7 March 1944
18 Apr 1944
1 Nov 1944
28 Dec 1944
14 Feb 1945 - Crashed on approach for landing after operation
Commemorated Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery, Sec. H. Row G. Grave 8. United Kingdom.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Sinden, of Hornby, Ontario, Canada.
(Information courtesy Francois Dutil)

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