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by Phil
Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: 401 Squadron, RCAF, Kenley Airfield
Replies: 0
Views: 94

401 Squadron, RCAF, Kenley Airfield

78 years ago on 21st January, 1943..this photo was taken at RAF Kenley.. 401 Squadron, RCAF, Kenley Airfield.jpg You can read more about it here: https://www.kenleyrevival.org/content/new-contributions/hugh-godefroys-photo-of-no-401-squadron-rcaf-at-raf-kenley Wing Commander K. L.B. Hodson DFC is se...
by Phil
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wishing everyone a better New Year
Replies: 4
Views: 512

Re: Wishing everyone a better New Year

Happy New Year! Wishing you all the best in 2021!
by Phil
Sun Dec 27, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Douglas Graham Garner
Replies: 6
Views: 643

Douglas Graham Garner

Posting an inquiry on behalf of Kathy, a visitor to the site. She will be following along. I just found your great website. Unfortunately, I cannot find my late father's name listed in the 65th Tank Transporter Company names. Is there an error of omission or perhaps a page missing? I'm not sure. I h...
by Phil
Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson

More content from the Ottawa Citizen, I believe the same story, https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/48169516/ Ivy Brown, of Winnipeg, working with, a crew on an engine. She was spotted by the visitors even before she was pointed out. In the parachute section, Sgt. Mary Pearson, U.S.A., demonstrated ...
by Phil
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson

I assume you've seen this mention already, http://rcafuplands.blogspot.com/ RCAF Women's Division Personnel Section Officer Norah Irton, Orillia, officer commanding the RCAF Women's Division on the station Section Officer Beth Nichol, Sault Ste. Marie, messing officer Acting Section Officer Sheil Sp...
by Phil
Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson

I found a reference to her in the Ottawa Citizen, https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/456509455/ The first of a series of At Homes, to be held this month at Uplands and Rockcliffe, started yesterday and the invited guests mere most enthusiastic. Members of the Catholic Women s League, representing 2...
by Phil
Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Researching Romeo R. Fluery
Replies: 20
Views: 1591

Re: Researching Romeo R. Fluery

Wow! Thanks for this material and the niece. Is there some way to forward all these replies to my team? Thanks. I have sent you a private message with Romeo's Grandniece's contact information (with her permission), and as Temujin mentioned you can simply send your team the link to this thread from ...
by Phil
Sat Dec 05, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Researching Romeo R. Fluery
Replies: 20
Views: 1591

Re: Researching Romeo R. Fluery

I've contacted one of Romeo R. Fleury, of Belle River's, Grandnieces, Leesa Farah on Facebook. Perhaps she, or the family can provide a confirmation on the regimental number,
Hi Phil! Yes that is my grand uncle!
by Phil
Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Researching Romeo R. Fluery
Replies: 20
Views: 1591

Re: Researching Romeo R. Fluery

klambie wrote:
Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:04 pm
Service number is 1 District Depot ( Windsor), so not terribly helpful.
Though that does lend credence to the idea that it's Romeo R. Fleury of Belle River as that is about 25km outside of Windsor.
by Phil
Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Researching Romeo R. Fluery
Replies: 20
Views: 1591

Re: Researching Romeo R. Fluery

If it is the Romeo R. Fleury of Belle River, than this obituary would be that of his brother, with many relatives listed, https://windsorstar.remembering.ca/obituary/joseph-fleury-1066298921 FLEURY, Joseph Adelard It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Joseph Adelard Fleury at the a...