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Post by oldncold »

ANOTHER real HERO passes on. Saturday sept 22/2012 at the age of 88 yrs young.
during the ww2 he as a flight lieutnant flew the burma hump and 435/6 sqns supporting the british14army .left at the end of the war only to rejoin the rcaf . in 1951 capt 412 vip sqn 2 tours in ottawa of mp vips gg ad foreign dignitaries. and a 3.5 yr tour in france. retiring in 1971 became a tc civil inspector delvoloped many fo the procedures for bc approaches and assised many local communities get airports and improvement funding by assisting in the grant application process.

he was honoured on many occasions in his career. maybe the most known is to those that fl into yyj in ifr conditions the Dunjy fix in his honour .

full obit in the times colonist wed sept 25/2012 . we are losing these wonderful people now at high rate > so if ya see a ole vet take a moment to have a coffee or tea with them ask them their story before the history is lost it is well worth the time :prayer:
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