Xmas Dinner by 111 Officers
Boomer Missed Dishwashing Duties WITH THE t.C.A.F. SOMZ-i WHERE IN ALASKA, Dee. 24. W) American airmen who team with the Royal Canadian Air Force in patrol and combat duties off the shores of Alaska learned something- of ' their colleagues' traditions today as officers of the Canadian group here prepared to serve . Christmas1 dinner to . their men tomorrow. . ? Squadron Leader K. A. Boomer, of Ottawa, who, ordinarily directs aerial operations, was', to . have directed the dishwashing in the sink of the men's mess tomorrow. but he is' home on leave, and his second-in-command, Fit. Lt J. D. Doak, of Minneapolis, is in line for the job. . : Other officers taking part as Waiters and. orderlies In the tradi tional turnabout include F.O. James Gohl, PO. Douglas Orr and PO. Robert Lynch, of Winnipeg: PO. Harold Gooding. Ottawa; PO. Hal Paynter, Toronto, and PO. Del English, New Westminster, B.C.