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    Default RCAF Pilot help

    Hi,

    Looking for first name and any details on F/O J.E Nichols J/24271 RCAF

    Thank you.

    Chaz

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    Default Re: RCAF Pilot help

    Chaz

    Looks to be James Edward Nichol, who served in 299 Squadron:

    http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?p=306527

    https://www.pegasusarchive.org/arnhem/war_299sqn.htm

    Obituary in this newspaper:

    https://newspaperarchive.com/winnipe...-13-1982-p-69/

    From the OCR text:

    "James Edward Nichol October 1982 at the health sciences James Edward be loved husband of Christine Nichol was bom and raised in he served overseas As a Pilot with the rank of flight lieutenant attached to the 299 Squadron during the second world he was also a member of the War time Pilot and observers association a member of the fort Garry legion 90 was also a member of the fort Garry chamber of Commerce..."

    Regards

    Simon
    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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    Default Re: RCAF Pilot help

    Simon,

    Thank you, might I ask about F/O D.V Grills J23426 RCAF another 299 pilot who was hospitalised for a few months in 1944.

    Chaz

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    Default Re: RCAF Pilot help

    Hi,

    R148578 Donald Vernon Grills (J23426)

    https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Collec...17031052798574

    Donald V Grills, age 99

    https://radaris.com/p/Donald/Grills/

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    Mojmir

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