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    Dear all,

    Mopping up the last few RCAF skippers who passed through 3 LFS, would appreciate any help with identifying them.

    October 19th 1944 No.60 11 Evans J.B.C Sergeant R/71070 RCAF No.1653 C.U
    October 31st 1944 No.62 12 Wilson C.M Warrant Officer 961195 RAFVR No.1657 C.U
    October 31st 1944 No.62 10 Flack Flying Officer J/29150 RCAF No.1651 C.U
    October 31st 1944 No.62 14 Cozens F Flight Lieutenant J/16010 RCAF No.1657 C.U
    November 6th 1944 No.63 7 Snyder J.L Flying Officer J/36626 RCAF No.1651 C.U
    November 6th 1944 No.63 13 Borrows W.F Flying Officer J/20986 RCAF No.1651 C.U
    November 6th 1944 No.63 16 McHardy I.M Sergeant R/189285 RCAF No.1651 C.U
    November 6th 1944 No.63 17 Robertson D.B Flying Officer J/29156 RCAF No.1651 C.U
    Nvoember 12th 1944 No.64 15 Reid R.G Flying Officer J/36187 RCAF No.1651 C.U
    November 30th 1944 No.67 12 McLean W.E Flying Officer J/35287 RCAF No.1653 C.U
    November 30th 1944 No.67 19 Cameron J.B Flying Officer J/37123 RCAF No.1653 C.U
    November 30th 1944 No.67 20 Morrison B Flying Officer J/37474 RCAF No.1653 C.U
    December 6th 1944 No.68 3 Cowie J Flying Officer J/12812 RCAF No.1657 C.U
    December 6th 1944 No.68 7 Henderson E.S Flight Lieutenant J/10781 RCAF No.1657 C.U
    December 6th 1944 No.68 11 Burley / Hurley T.W Flight Lieutenant J/14025 RCAF No.1657 C.U
    December 6th 1944 No.68 17 Knight J.F Flight Lieutenant J/5133 RCAF No.1657 C.U
    December 6th 1944 No.68 18 Bernett W.F Flying Officer C2475 RCAF No.1657 C.U

    Thank you again.

    Regards

    Steve
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    Steve,

    A few!
    No.62 - 961198/(188496) F/L (Pilot) Charles Maurice WILSON DFC RAFVR - No.115 Sqn - LG: 13-4-45.
    No.62 - R2233A(?)/J29160 F/O (Pilot) Leslie FLACK RCAF - + 6-3-45 - No.514 Sqn - Lancaster III ME365 -BCL6/115.
    No.62 - J16010 P/O Ernest Brazier COZENS DFC RCAF - No.218 Sqn - LG: 8-1-43.
    No.63 - J93213 F/O Ian Morrison McHARDY DFC RCAF - No.15 Sqn - LG: 7-12-45.
    No.63 - J29156 F/O (Pilot) David Brownlee ROBERTSON RCAF - + 16-12-1944 - No.115 Sqn - Lancaster I LL944 - BCL5/511.
    No.64 - J36186 A/F/L Ralph Garlett REID DFC RCAF - No.115 Sqn - LG: 21-9-45.
    No.67 - R119126/J35287 F/O (Pilot) William Eugene McLEAN RCAF - + 2/3-2-45 - No.514 Sqn - Lancaster III NN772 - BCL6/64.
    No.68 - R128600/J12812 F/L (Pilot) James Hector COWIE RCAF - + 8/9-2-45 - No.15 Sqn - Lancaster I HK620 - BCL6/71.
    No.68 - J5133 A/S/L John Forbes KNIGHT DFC RCAF - 514 Sqn - LG: 4-12-45.

    Col.
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    Col,

    What a idiot I am, I did everything but check the CWGC website !!!

    Thanks mate.

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    Hi Steve,

    R189263 John Leonard SNYDER (J36626) (John or Joyn?)

    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/o...051_z04877.gif
    https://books.google.cz/books?id=nTi...snyder&f=false


    R76933 Walter Franklin BURROWS (J20986)
    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/o...105_z01939.gif


    R179986 James Bertram CAMERON (J37123)
    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/o...057_z04883.gif


    R112551 Bernard MORRISON (J37474)
    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/o...031_z05169.gif

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    Hi Steve,

    R106659 Edward Scott HENDERSON (J10781)

    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/o...606_p00006.gif


    No. C2475 - George BELL.

    Mojmir

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    Gents,

    My sincere thanks for your time and trouble, appreciated.

    Kind regards

    Steve
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    Hi Steve,

    R71687 Thomas Weston Hurley (J14025)

    http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/o...005_z01933.gif

    Obituary:
    HURLEY, Thomas Weston "Wes"; 86; Midland ON; Toronto Star; 2003-7-4

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    Hi Steve,
    J16010 S/L Ernest Brazier "Ernie" Cozens DFC (DFC whilst at 218 Sqn) known as serving 514 Sqn from late Nov. 1944 at least till end of May 1945.
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    Steve,
    Also served at 514 Sqn:
    (for some, I have docs and photos)
    - J14025 F/L Thomas Weston "Wes" Hurley pilot from Jan. 1945 to at least 19/05/1945
    - J10781 F/L Edward Scott "Ted" Henderson pilot from Feb. 1945 to at least 23/05/1945
    - J20986 (R76933) F/L Walter Franklin Burrows pilot from late Nov. 1944 to at least 10/05/1945
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    Any information, initials spelling or photo regarding those who served at 514 Sqn will be welcome for my archives. Steve Smith, you have already my email address.

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    @ vrajm
    I am looking to find spelling initials of several RCAF airmen of 514 Sqn, some being officers.
    I know their ID either Jxxxx or Rxxxx, their name and their initials.
    Not found the good way to search that in Canadian Library or http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca.
    Can you help?

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