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    Hi All,

    Looking for information or relatives of any of the following Englishmen who graduated as pilots on Course 58, 4 SFTS Saskatoon on the 9 October 1942.

    Frederick Charles BARRATT.
    Peter Frederick BROWN.
    Arthur DENNIS.
    Gilbert GREEN.
    Raymond Alfred JONES.
    Dennis NORTON.
    Kenneth RUSKELL.

    Any information on Squadrons etc would be great. Anyone with a connection I have a photo of the graduating class and would like to identify member of the course. I would be happy to supply a scan of the photo.

    Regards,

    John.

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    Hi John,

    131595 Kenneth Ruskell DFC, No. 50 Sqn.

    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...e/738/data.pdf

    Regards,

    Dave

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    Have you the full list of names of men on the course? Are they mainly RCAF?
    Dennis Burke
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    Foreign Aircrew and Aircraft Ireland 1939-1945
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    Hello,

    S/L Kenneth Ruskell DFC., was OC No.149 Sqn RAF - 16/4/1946 - 21/1/1947

    See: Strong By Night/Johnston & Carter/A-B, 2002/135 - no photos.

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    Hi Dave/Col/Dennis,

    Thanks for your feed back, Dennis yes I have the full list of the 54 graduating pilots on Course 58. They are made up of 20 Australians, 16 Canadians, 12 Englishmen and 6 Americans serving in the RCAF.

    Dennis please feel free to contact me on harleyDOT158ATbigpondDOTcom replace the DOT/AT with the usual if you want the full list and a copy of the photo.

    Cheers,

    John.

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    Just post in the names here on the thread, incase that researchers or relatives are looking any time in the future, then they will know there is a photo and can try contact you. I probbaly won;t have any names on it but displaying the names in the first step.
    Dennis Burke
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    FCS,

    Take a look here:

    http://rcafsaskatoon.blogspot.com.au - scroll down to - Course 58: June 30, 1942 - October 9, 1942 (2 entries). Or, just the Aussies - https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/P03995.001

    Col.
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    Thanks Col,

    The photo in both sites is mine which I loaned to them to display, the entry on the 4 SFTS site with the details of the Canadians is new and that helps with a bit more information, so many thanks for that.

    Regards,
    John.

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