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    Default Flight Lieutenant F C C Hoskin J25947 RCAF

    Hi,

    Looking for the christian name of the above 186 Squadron Lancaster pilot, plus any details on him.

    Thank you in advance.

    Steve
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    Hi Steve,

    F.C.G. Hoskin
    R165154 Francis Clifford George Hoskin (J25947)
    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/o...053_z03065.gif

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    Mojmir

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    Mojmir,
    Thank you for your prompt reply.

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    Steve
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    Born 19 October 1922. Enlisted in Toronto, 29 April 1942 and taken on strength of No.1 Manning Depot that date. To No.4 BGS, 26 June 1942 (likely for guard duty). To No.1 ITS, 15 August 1942. Graduated and promoted LAC, 9 October 1942 but not posted to No.20 EFTS until 7 November 1942. To No.16 SFTS, 10 January 1943. Graduated and commissioned, 30 April 1943. To No.31 GRS, 15 May 1943. To “Y” Depot for embarkation, 31 July 1943. Taken on strength of No.3 PRC, 8 October 1943. Promoted Flying Officer, 30 October 1943. Promoted Flight Lieutenant, 24 November 1943. Repatriated 7 February 1945. To Station Moncton,18 February 1945. To No.1 R-NS (I have no idea what this is), 23 March 1945. To No.1 CFS, 30 June 1945. To No.5 OTU, 11 August 1945. To Eastern Air Command, 19 September 1945. To Halifax, 23 September 1945. To ANS, 20 November 1945. To Greenwood, 11 January 1946. To No.1 Release Centre, 9 February 1946. Retired 13 February 1946.

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