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by Temujin
Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Portland
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Hello From Portland

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by Temujin
Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Portland
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Hello From Portland

And I see that “possibly” he donated the photo’s on this website?? RCAF 417 The "City of Windsor" Combat Support Squadron http://www.budslc.com/ww2/417/417.htm B9AA21BD-EF3A-4736-B4C1-90FA1850DA6A.jpeg Left to right: Flight Lieutenant Tom Percival, "Stocky" Edwards and P/O John Riley 843F8BC4-656C-4...
by Temujin
Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Portland
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Hello From Portland

A few POW records
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by Temujin
Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:22 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Portland
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Hello From Portland

John, I went ahead and found all his flights with 417 Squadron…….when you go thru this you’ll see they started with Hurricane’s and then eventually switch to Spitfires. C795BE47-67EE-430D-B8A5-8614991B7716.jpeg 85F14E2E-B1DE-4FFF-86AA-EAFAF7C02200.jpeg 3957563F-FF8D-41E2-A410-4BD716660956.jpeg A770A...
by Temujin
Mon Jun 14, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Portland
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Hello From Portland

Thank you for the warm welcome...and the great information you furnished here on my dad. No, I had not seen this before. Thanks so much! Very appreciative! Cheers! John You welcome John……if you’d like copies of ALL his flights with the Squadron, I can get them for you…….If you look at the page I po...
by Temujin
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Portland
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Hello From Portland

This is the actual Spitfire aircraft record that he was flying on the 19 Apr 1943. This tells you the model number, and where it went from delivery to 417 Squadron, and also the factory it was built at which was Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory 939EDA29-2CC0-4C25-8E6B-C20A182E5CCD.jpeg Castle Bromwi...
by Temujin
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Portland
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Hello From Portland

You probably have all this info, but thought I would post it anyway. 19 Apr 1943 Operations Records Book for 417 Squadron RCAF. If you go to this page, you can also see ALL the missions he was on “before” he was shot down in this record. If you can share the other Squadrons he was with, we can give ...
by Temujin
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello From Portland
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Hello From Portland

Welcome to the site John. Let us know if you need help on anything specific or just to share your information with all.


Cheers and Welcome
by Temujin
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Aircraftman 2nd Class Alvin Jean Hurford
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: Aircraftman 2nd Class Alvin Jean Hurford

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by Temujin
Fri Jun 11, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Soldier Research
Topic: Aircraftman 2nd Class Alvin Jean Hurford
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: Aircraftman 2nd Class Alvin Jean Hurford

Looks like he went AWOL, and then died in New York
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