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by georgetanksherman
Sat Feb 04, 2023 4:27 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 4
Views: 256

Re: Hello from Germany

Greetings and Welcome to the forum alberk, there are some Great folks here on this forum, hope they can help you with your research, they sure have helped me out !

Hope all is well !

George
by georgetanksherman
Wed Jan 25, 2023 2:56 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Roy Edward Dodds, RCAF Instructor
Replies: 4
Views: 327

Roy Edward Dodds, RCAF Instructor

I have another WW I American, Roy Edward Dodds, Buffalo, New York, ACE with 7 aircraft shot down and flew in the RFC No. 106 and 103 Squadron flying the De Havilland DH. 9, after the war he returned to the U.S. and was a car salesman, when WW II started, he crossed the border and joined the RCAF and...
by georgetanksherman
Tue Jan 24, 2023 2:11 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sqdn Ldr Emile John Lussier, RCAF Radio Instructor
Replies: 6
Views: 386

Re: Sqdn Ldr Emile John Lussier, RCAF Radio Instructor

As always "Thank You" for the info, most of the info out there is about him being a WW I Ace, and just mentions he was also in WW II, but did not go into details what he did, and appreciate the info on "Officers Commanding."

Cheers

George
by georgetanksherman
Tue Jan 24, 2023 1:32 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Sqdn Ldr Emile John Lussier, RCAF Radio Instructor
Replies: 6
Views: 386

Sqdn Ldr Emile John Lussier, RCAF Radio Instructor

Greetings, on the trail of my research, When World War I began, Capt. Emile John Lussier, born Chicago, Illinois, Oct. 10, 1895. He enlisted in the Royal Flying Corps in late 1917. Assigned to RAF 73 Squadron flying a Sopwith Camel, where he was credited with 11 kills, after WW I was over, he return...
by georgetanksherman
Wed Jan 18, 2023 9:39 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Lt. Charles Duane Hendrickson, RCAF/USAAF
Replies: 0
Views: 219

Lt. Charles Duane Hendrickson, RCAF/USAAF

Greetings Everyone, Just wanting to make sure my info is correct, and see if someone can verify it, Lt. Charles Duane Hendrickson, Hamilton, Montana, RCAF/USAAF. LAC Hendrickson attended and graduated from No. 4 SFTS, (Thanks Temujin) was sent to England where he was assigned to R.A.F. No. 58 Squadr...
by georgetanksherman
Sun Jan 15, 2023 11:38 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Kenneth Lee Hornbeck, SFTS?
Replies: 5
Views: 426

Re: Kenneth Lee Hornbeck, SFTS?

Wow, that was quick Temujin, Thanks

I am taking from the No. C/4578 that he was an instructor, and being assigned at RCAF Station Rivers, Manitoba, he was with the No. 1 Air Navigation School.

Gives me a direction to look further.

Cheers

George
by georgetanksherman
Sun Jan 15, 2023 10:43 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Kenneth Lee Hornbeck, SFTS?
Replies: 5
Views: 426

Kenneth Lee Hornbeck, SFTS?

Greetings All, Seeing if I can get a bit of info on Kenneth Lee Hornbeck, from St. Louis, Missouri, joined the RCAF, was assigned to an S.F.T.S. in Manitoba to get his wings, but at the time there were 5 S.F.T.S.'s around Manitoba, so not sure which one he was assigned to. Somewhere along the way he...
by georgetanksherman
Sun Jan 08, 2023 10:58 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: James F. Edward, RCAF Trans USAAF
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: James F. Edward, RCAF Trans USAAF

Temujin, Yeah, I stumbled on that page on American Museum while researching another, not sure I like the way they changed their pages on that site, it gets a bit confusing. It's wild they have that info, but from there it comes to a complete stop, will keep looking as well ! All the Best and Cheers ...
by georgetanksherman
Thu Jan 05, 2023 10:36 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: James F. Edward, RCAF Trans USAAF
Replies: 3
Views: 363

James F. Edward, RCAF Trans USAAF

Need to see if there is any information out there for RCAF/ USAAF Capt. James F. Edward, 0-886128, 356 Ftr Sqdn, P-51's. Prior to his Transfer to USAAF, he got his wings training in Canada with RCAF, once training was complete, he was sent to England and assigned Manning Pool which sent him to RAF N...
by georgetanksherman
Wed Jan 04, 2023 2:17 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Mosquito Research
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Mosquito Research

Greetings and Happy New Year All,

While research WW II American Airmen in the Royal Canadian Air Force I stumbled upon the web page listed by De Havilland Mosquito Serial numbers, I hope it might help some of you "Mossie Nuts" :-)

Mosquito Fates.xlsx (live.com)

All the Best

George