"Americans" in the RCAF

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"Americans" in the RCAF

Post by Ludford 101 » Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:59 am

Sometime ago I came across this list of, allegedly, 379 Americans killed while serving in the RCAF:

http://www.bombercommandmuseum.ca/americans379.html

From this list, it turns out that 133 were not American. Many were British who had migrated to the US but never took out US citizenship.

Here are the 133, with true nationalities:
Aaron, Elmer Oscar born Winnipeg 13 September 1920
Ackland, William Eric born 30 June 1923, Wales, citizenship British
Bailey, Dennis Harold born 13 September 1919, Demaine SK
Bailey, Harold Roy born 20 December 1922, Beebe, Quebec
Baroni, Raymond John born 6 December 1922, Winnipeg
Bidwell, Donald David George born 9 August 1923, Montreal
Blake, Frederick Henry born 30 September 1916, Montreal
Borrett, William Fleming born 9 December 1915, Winnipeg
Bostwick, Stanley Edward born 25 February 1923, Pine River, Man
Braaten, Sterling Lorne born 24 October 1921, Lancer SK
Brest, Clarence Samuel born 2 June 1923, Winnipeg
Burke, Joseph Gerard born 21 October 1923, Sluice Point, NS
Burke, Cuthbert Worcester Graham born 16 December 1913, Panama City, Panama citizenship Panamanian
Burlinson, Robert Melville born 2 July 1918, Brighton, UK, citizenship British
Burton, Robert William born 25 January 1922, Belfast, NI citizenship Canadian
Butterworth, Robert Stuart born 25 May 1918, Ottawa
Carrier, Joseph Louis Philippe Denis, born 11 December 1916, Kingscroft, Quebec
Carter, Norman Edward born 4 February 1920, Montreal
Cash, Alfred Valentine born 16 May 1913, Gateshead, UK citizenship British
Clarke, James Thomas born 8 June 1924, Toronto
Clay, Henry Charles born 23 December 1922, Montague, PEI
Cleveland, Scott Grover born 3 August 1922, Chester, NS
Climie, William Benzie Forbes born 1 October 1921, Glasgow, citizenship British
Cline, Verle Edmond born 25 January 1924, Edmonton
Connor, James Gibson born 6 August 1911, Edinburgh, Scotland citizenship British
Cook, William Arthur born 7 February 1919, Winnipeg
Coukell, Bruce Adams born 20 February 1916, Havelock, Ontario
Couture, Joseph Arthur Leo born 14 April 1921, St. Boniface, Manitoba
Cowie, Robert James born 23 November 1920, Cabri, SK
Craigie, Charles Cleghorn Brockie born 8 February 1924, Montreal
Cronk, George Edward born 17 January 1921, Toronto
Cully, Victor Charles born 20 March 1915, Southampton, UK citizenship British
Cummer, Franklin Howard born 14 April 1923, Regina
Cunningham, Robert Norval born 28 December 1922, Crossbasket, Lanark, Scotland citizenship British
Davey, Hugh Augustine born 8 September 1923, County Down, Eire citizenship British
Deemer, Edward John born 26 October 1920, Windsor, Ontario
Dickinson, Winston James born 1 August 1916, Debec Junction, New Brunswick
Doiron, Harley William born 30 September 1921, St Vincent de Paul, Quebec
Dorrell, Jack Wilfred born 30 January 1920, Oxford, UK citizenship British
Duke, Allan Thomas born 30 March 1920, London, UK citizenship British
Durling, Maurice Vaughn born 5 January 1922, Berwick, NS
Elmslie, James Arthur born 5 September 1916, Windsor, Ontario
Emerson, Ivor born 3 April 1915, Cambuslang, Scotland citizenship British
Evans, Walter Arthur born 9 May 1921, Toronto
Firman, George Albert born 15 July 1917, Niagara Falls, NY citizenship Canadian
Flewelling, Clarence Clyde born 13 April 1921 St Martins, New Brunswick
Floripe, Raoul Alberto Orozco born 20 December 1920, San Jose, Costa Rica citizenship Costa Rican
Gallagher, Joseph Patrick born 7 July 1912 Toronto
Garnett, Francis Campbell born 5 April 1921 Yunanfu, China citizenship Australian
Gilmore, William James born 10 November 1912, Winnipeg
Gourdeau, Arthur Edgar Emile born 18 March 1919, Montreal
Green, Leslie Arthur born 15 February 1918, Wallasey, Cheshire UK citizenship British
Greene, Arthur Monson born 24 February 1922, Fox River, Cumberland County NS
Griffith, Leslie George born 16 April 1920, London, Ontario
Gunning, Wilbert Arnold born 1 December 1911, Vinemount, Ontario
Haddock, Ieuan born 12 March 1921, Pontypridd, Wales citizenship British
Hall, Joseph George Brian born 21 July 1921 Lachine, Quebec
Hargreaves, Kenneth born 19 December 1921, Windsor, Ontario
Harvey, Beverly Morton born 11 May 1923, Kentville, NS
Hayes, Ronald born 26 March 1914, Birkenhead, UK citizenship British
Heninger, Harold Frederick born 9 April, 1921 Cardston, Alberta
Hicks, Lyle Wilmot born 25 March 1920 Loreburn, SK
Hicks, Winford Gordon born 15 March 1921 McLauglin Road, NB
Hill, Francis Ignatius Roy Bruce born 2 March 1924 London UK citizenship British
Hillman, Rolf Frithjof born 31 October 1918 Barriere, British Columbia
Hogg, Leonard Hunter born 22 January 1923 Vancouver
Irwin, Frederick Hansell born 23 April 1919 Baltimore, Maryland citizenship Canadian
Jennings, Reginald George born 6 October 1922 St Catharines, Ontario
Johnson, Dennis Wilbert born 22 October 1921 Moose Jaw, SK
Johnston, John Albert born 29 May 1922 McMunn, Manitoba
Kellum, John Reid born 17 September 1919 Cranbrook, BC
Kenny, Jack born 14 July 1922 Warsaw Poland citizenship Polish
Lang, Sydney Stephen born 29 October 1911 Ottawa
Langrill, William Arthur born 31 August 1921 Toronto
Leeds, Phil born 28 December 1919, Montreal
Legge, Preston St. Clare born 30 September 1922 South Alton, NS
Lillico, William Davidson born 26 July 1920 Edinburgh citizenship British
Lindsay, John born 20 January 1923 Hamilton Scotland citizenship British
Little, Gordon James born 30 October 1922 Port Arthur Ontario
Little, Ralph Robert born 25 September 1921 Calgary
Lochhead, Robert Lochlin born 27 June 1921 Toronto
Long, Charles Robert Gaudet born 21 November 1916 Drumheller, Alberta
Long, William James born 15 October 1921 Toronto
Love, William Kilworth Murray born 16 October 1918 Daimuir, Scotland citizenship British
Lowe, Harry born 2 May 1921 Biddulph, UK citizenship British
MacLellan, Alexander Neil born 17 August 1914, Inverness, NS
Main, Faris Clyde born 7 August 1920 Vancouver
McCoy, Allan Frank born 23 June 1922 Toronto
McElhone, John Joseph born 4 November 1915 London Ontario
Mills, Aubrey Melville born 6 May 1923 Kinburn Ontario
Moriarty, Daniel born 20 December 1923 Dowlais, Wales citizenship British
Muisiner, Homer Leroy born 28 January 1921 Niagara Falls, Ontario
Murphy, John Joseph born 21 June 1925 Hamilton Scotland citizenship British
Nadeau, Joseph Antoine Maurice born 7 July 1912 Black Lake, Quebec
Nicol, William Frederick born 12 April 1921 at sea, citizenship Canadian
Nixon, George Franklin born 4 October 1920 London, Ontario
Noble, James Albert born 3 December 1917, Oxbow, SK
O'Donnell, Cecil Frederick born 24 February 1922, San Jose, Costa Rica citizenship British
O'Grady, John Brian de Courcy born 9 February 1913 Montreal
Powell, James Lee born 23 July 1924 Windsor, Ontario
Rathe, Donald Stuart born 8 August 1922 South Farmington, Annapolis County, NS
Redgrave, Charles Derek born 24 December 1921, London, UK citizenship British
Regimbal, Leo Joseph born 20 March 1915 St. Boniface, Manitoba
Reid, Kenneth Maxime born 17 May 1920 Rutherglen, Scotland citizenship British
Rember, Raymond Alexander born 12 January 1920 Verdun, Quebec
Rich, George Henry born 27 September 1919 Montreal
Robson, George Erwin born 6 March 1919 Thamesford, Ontario
Roe, Arthur Emerson born 10 August 1924 Vancouver
Romilly, Esmond Mark David born 10 July 1918 London, UK citizenship British
Ross, William born 6 January 1921 Greenock, Scotland citizenship British
Ruston, John Benjamin born 14 July 1915, New York City citizenship British
Scheelar, Andrew Frank born 5 September 1918 Kimball, Minnesota citizenship Canadian
Sleeth, Stewart born 3 May 1914 Brantford, Ontario
Smith, Eric Ogilvy born 6 January 1922 Burnaby Lake, British Columbia
Stentiford, Harold Frederick born 14 May 1919 St John, NB
Stevenson, James Morton born 11 August 1923 Glasgow citizenship British
Sykes, Leonard Taylor born 27 November 1918 Woodrow, SK
Taylor, Joseph born 17 February 1921 Burnlay, Lancs, UK citizenship British
Tazuk, John Edward born 4 October 1922 Brandon Manitoba
Turcotte, Garnet Hartford born 23 August 1915 Brandon Manitoba
Turner, Claude Sydney born 2 July 1924, Paris France citizenship British
Urquhart, Ronald Neil born 9 July 1921 Kyshtym, Russia citizenship British
Valkenier, William Joseph born 3 May 1919 Wallaceburg Ontario
Wagner, Robert Eugene born 22 July 1922 Brussells Belgium citizenship Belgian
Waye, Wendell Clifford born 14 July 1922 Newcastle NB
Webster, Walter Hopkins born 17 January 1920 Arlington Massachusetts citizenship Canadian
Wedin, Albert Ormond born 6 December 1922 Weyburn SK
Wilding, John Archibald born 27 December 1920 Barnoldswick Yorks UK citizenship British
Wilson, Harry James born 5 October 1921 Amherstburg Ontario
Wilson, James Smith born 27 March 1923 Glasgow citizenship British
Wood, George Arthur born 1 December 1925 Fredericton NB
Zareikin, Joe born 28 July 1908 Montreal
Zareikin, Samuel born 7 August 1916 Montreal

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Re: "Americans" in the RCAF

Post by georgetanksherman » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:43 pm

For those that might be interested, numbers of Americans killed with the Commonwealth Forces, so far I have found:

641 - Americans killed while in Bomber Command, (Whitley, Hampden, Wellington, Halifax, Lancaster, Etc)

289 - Americans killed in fighter Command (Eagle Squadron included) (Hurricane, Spitfire, Typhoon, Mosquito, Beaufighter, Etc)

28 - Americans killed in Cargo/Transport Aircraft (Dakota, Dominie, Norseman, Etc)

134 - Americans killed while in training - (Canada and United Kingdom) (Oxford, Anson, Tiger Moth, Finch, Fawn, Etc)

29 - Americans killed other than Flying (I.E. Illnesses, Auto Accidents, Struck by propeller)

59 - Americans killed while in the British Army - May 20, 1940 to September 5, 1946

149 - Americans killed while in the Canadian Army - March 17, 1940 to January 27, 1947

53 - Americans killed while in the Commonwealth Navies, (Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy, South African Navy)

47 - Americans killed while in the Commonwealth Merchant Navy

Huge "Thank You's" go out to Temujin and Ludford 101 for the help through the sorting !!!!

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Re: "Americans" in the RCAF

Post by Temujin » Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:52 pm

Photo of American’s in the Canadian Forces during WW2
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Re: "Americans" in the RCAF

Post by Temujin » Sun Nov 18, 2018 2:13 pm

Just a follow up on the “American Eagle Club”
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