Beaver Sqn Enthusuastic abt Adoption - personnel

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Beaver Sqn Enthusuastic abt Adoption - personnel - Beaver Squadron ion WITH THE R.C.A.F....
Beaver Squadron ion WITH THE R.C.A.F. OVER-SEAS. -The Typhoon fighter-bomber squadron of the R.CA.F. commanded by S. L. WH. Pent-land, of Calgary, has become officially the Beaver Squadron of the City of OtUwa. , "The boys are keen about the adoption", Sr L. Pentland said when word camenhrougK that Ottawa City Council had approved the adoption., "Now that It has come through they are anxious to get In touch with the people of Ottawa and " begin corre- spondence.M "One of the pllots. Fit. ; Lt. Harold Gooding," a flight commander from Ottawa who kn.ows the mayor had already written him on behalf of the rest of us and told him that pilots and ground crew alike are? en thusiastic." -Fit. Lt. Gooding's wife, the former Dora Higginson, lives at 76 Kenilworth avenue, Ottawa, and his father at 19 Morris street. . . The City of Ottawa Squadron Is the second Canadian Typhoon squadron to be adopted by a leading Canadian city in the past few days; that commanded by S. L. Frank Grant of Montreal. officially named after his home - v town a few days previously. Among Ottawa men . in th ground crew is AC. 1 A. Warren. of 381 Kent street. Others from untano are UVC.x Charles E. Ferguson; Woodvflle: LAC. Nor-man Dubois. Samlar TJir O. Gilbert. Windsor; LAC. T, K. Hayden, Brantford; AC. 1 Frank Norman, Simcoej. LAC William H. Randall. Hamilton! AC. l Jhn G.- Robson, St Catharines; LAC. William H. Strong, Trout Mills; AC. 2 Ken Watson, Toronto. Father of the CO. i a w Pentland, of Calgary. other Western flyers are: FO. About Adopt iastic by Ottawa D. F. English, New Westminster, B.C., and whose wife lives at Re-gina; FO. R. H. Milne, of Metcho-sinV Vancouver Island, near Victoria; FO. Albert A. Watkijns, of Ayresbury, Sask'., and PO.Cr O'B. R. Clackea. Clacken comes from Jamaica in the West Indies and "his wife is a member of the R.C.A.F. (Women's Division ) at a Pacific Coast air station. FO. ClUf Osborne. adjuUnt, makes his home In Winnipeg. Pilots from Eastern Canada Include Fit. Lt Douglas C. Stults,-Saint John, N.B.; FO. James H. Beatty, St. Catharines, who has a brother PO. W. J. Beatty overseas with the R.C.A.F.: FO., II. Roland Bernler. 304 McKenxie street, Sudbury; FO. Donald. C. Campbell, - Capreol, Ont; FO. John S. Colville, Bowmanville, Ont: FO Francis J. Crowley, 77 Wall street. Brock vllle, who has a brother, Sgt J. J. CroWley, With the R.CA.F. here. ' - More Easterners-are FO. Ronald W. Doidge, of La Salle. Ont, who bailed out ever France the day after the invasion opened and landed with only three-quarters of his parachute left; FO. John A. Gordon," La chute, Que. ; FO. Robert G. Hattie, of Caledonia, N.S.; PO. Maurice A. Mar-coux, Beauport Que.; FO. Roger E. McCurdy, Haileybnry, Ont.T FO. James Stewart, Terrebonne, Que.; FO. Walter E.' Ward, Toronto; FO. Donald V. Wright, Trenton;' WO. Richard - A. Watson, Oba,. Ont, and Sgt Nelson L. Gordon, Canso, N.S. ' The squadron jnedical officer, Fit Lt. Roger Dunn, is a Quebec City man. Tin Am..l.a. L Ik. tl n 4 Lwho also serve with the City of utiawa squadron are FO. Roy H. Heath, of SalinoKan and FO. Anthony Frombolo, Alameda, California. Enthus X. iti a all in a the

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 21 Aug 1944, Mon,
  3. Page 17

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