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    Default 24037 G/Cpt J. F. Griffiths DFC RAF service + death

    Hi all,

    I would like to ask if anyone can help me with the postings of J. F. Griffiths during WWII after he left 311 Sq in November 1940?
    So far I have only information from pre-war period, 311 Squadron and the LG.
    I am also interested in any details about the car accident he lost his life - strangely on the V-Day (9.5.45).

    Any help much appreciated

    TIA

    Pavel
    Czechoslovak Airmen in the RAF 1940-1945
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    Pavel

    He has an entry on the RCAF Association website, which has a biography:

    http://rcafassociation.ca/heritage/s...umber&type=all

    Regards

    Simon

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    Simon my sincere THANKS!
    What a great source, it seems to me I have fogot to follow his Canadian origin a little bit in my search.

    Pavel
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    Hi all, having him on few photos from 311 Sq only, I would like to ask if there is avaiable also his portratit? I have no luck in searching photographic sources I already know.

    TIA

    Pavel
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    His widow settled in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Some 50 years ago (if my memory serves - a doubtful proposition) I wrote an article on him which was published in their local newspaper. It was accompanied by an excellent portrait photo to him, credited to his wife. It may be a long shot, but you might gain something via the Niagara Historical Society and Museum - 43 Castlereagh Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0. Also, you might inquire of the St. Catharines Standard, 55 King Street, Suite 600, St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R 3H5
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    Hungh thank you for your suggestions, I will try my luck.

    Pavel
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