Gohl's Wings

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Gohl's Wings - Time Alone Will Tell How Many Bishops and...
Time Alone Will Tell How Many Bishops and Barkers I'm Looking At', Air Commodore ; Walsh Tells Young Airmen in Pinning . : On Wings . it -yippee:- i That's what one American youth in the graduating class at No. 3 Service Flying Training School at Uplands Airport Friday afternoon shouted after the "dis- ' mis" order, was given. - And every other member of the large group of graduates who mean more fhell for Hitler" was imbued with the same spirit They could hardly wait to give vent to emotions that had been kept in check through rigorous norths of training. The wings pinned proudly , -on . their chests symbolized the fulfilment of ah ambition they were now officially in the fight against the forces of tyranny and oppression. Young, keen, vital, imbued with the lov of living, they were , ready to fisht to preserve that Joy. ' Air Commodore G. V. Walsh, year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E Gohl, of Boisevan. Ontario Graduates. Among the Ontario graduates were: P. C Barron, Hamilton: W. C. Cracknell, Fort William; S. A. Mulligan, Stratford; E. L. A. Robinson, Dryden; C. E. Ruth, Toronto; G. T. Schwalm, Toronto; F... F. R. Skelly, Klrkland Lake; W. H. Skelton,- Guelph; A. W, Thomson. Willowdale; J. W. Yost, Hamilton. - ' , . J. R. Markey, of Maitland, N.S.W., was the only Australian graduate. - ' The Central Band of the Air Force under the baton of Sergeant Major Mark Thompson took part inthe parade. A large crowd of relatives and friends followed the feremony with keen interest. Owing to rain, the ceremony was held In the No. 1 Hanger of the airport Instead of in the open. F.O. W. R. Gibson was in charge of a "wings party" held in the Drill Hall after the parade. 1

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 25 Oct 1941, Sat,
  3. Page 32

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