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by georgetanksherman
Fri Jan 01, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wishing everyone a better New Year
Replies: 4
Views: 512

Wishing everyone a better New Year

Greetings everyone, I would like to extend our wishes of a Happy, Safe, and Healthy New Year to everyone, and again a huge Thank You to everyone that has leant me a helping hand !

All the Best !

George
by georgetanksherman
Sat Dec 19, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson

Temujin, reading all the info and stories, it makes sense that this woman is the one and same, and it's not the first time I have found out that a Canadian has been referenced as an American, hence the In the parachute section, Sgt. Mary Pearson, U.S.A., demonstrated the packing of a parachute. but ...
by georgetanksherman
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: More American in RCAF
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: More American in RCAF

Temujin, What I have on the second Casualty listed, P/O Leonard W. Almquist RCAF No. 407 Squadron Hudson, AM731, December 15, 1941 Aircraft took off from RAF North Coates on a Rover Patrol, Aircraft failed to return from a sortie off Terschelling, Netherlands. Aircraft cause of loss and location of ...
by georgetanksherman
Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:34 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson

While trying to find info on a few of the names, I came across this site about RCAF Airwomen, https://www.rcafairwomen.ca/Last_Post.php, Still cannot find the Hometown/State that Sgt Mary Pearson came from. But did find a bunch more American women who served in the RCAF. Appreciate everyone's help w...
by georgetanksherman
Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: More American in RCAF
Replies: 2
Views: 325

Re: More American in RCAF

Temujin, What I have on the first Casualty listed. Sgt. Walter William Burns RAF No. 38 Squadron Wellington, HF868, July 13, 1942 Aircraft took off from an airfield near Cairo, Egypt. Aircraft on completion of the mission made its way back to base, aircraft was four miles out from the airfield when ...
by georgetanksherman
Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson
Replies: 8
Views: 831

Re: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson

WOW, Thankyou Phil and Temujin for the info, I thought it a bit odd that up until today I only read about two American females, One that was killed flying a Miles Master for A.T.A. and the other who was in the RAF who was was in an Air Control Van when an aircraft crashed into it, killing all inside...
by georgetanksherman
Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: #2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson
Replies: 8
Views: 831

#2 SFTS, Sgt Mary Pearson

Greetings everyone, hope everyone is safe and well ! Looking through the web page on No. 2 SFTS and noticed Sgt Mary Pearson, in Parachute Section, says from USA, I tried to find out more info on this young lady, but can not find anything else, so thought I would ask if anyone had any info on her. A...
by georgetanksherman
Mon Dec 07, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Question, O. Langevin, 425 Sqdn
Replies: 7
Views: 671

Re: Question, O. Langevin, 425 Sqdn

Appreciate the heads up on that Temujin, thought something was not right when it kept sending me to "G" Langevin instead of "O" Langevin, not sure why Aircrew Remembered are saying USA, when it does not even look like he is from there or received a U.S. Medal ! But Thanks as always for clearing that...
by georgetanksherman
Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Question, O. Langevin, 425 Sqdn
Replies: 7
Views: 671

Question, O. Langevin, 425 Sqdn

While going through Aircrew Remembered there was a mention of O. Langevin RCAF 425 Sqdn, from USA, but no other info, been looking all over, can not find an O. Langevin, but there is a G. Langevin, RCAF, No. 425 Squadron flying in Halifax PN173 that was shot down on March 5, 1945 and became a P.O.W....
by georgetanksherman
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Able Seaman C.H.W. Naish
Replies: 11
Views: 884

Re: Able Seaman C.H.W. Naish

What I have on the Warriors listed above by Temujin, Alexander Roman Zatonski, No. 79 Squadron RAF (KIA) Transferred RAF No. 238 Sqdn, P/O A.R. Zatonski RAF (USA) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, KIA December 6, 1941 in H. Hurricane – P2718 Andrew Beck Mamedoff, No. 609 Squadron RAF (KIA) Transferred RAF...