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 - Single Men in RCAF Called To Live in Ottawa...
Single Men in RCAF Called To Live in Ottawa Barracks Single men with RCAF; headquarters in Ottawa now living "out" and receiving subsistence allowance are being called in to live in barracks, and will be quartered in the Princess Alice Barracks, on Argyle avenue, it was officially announced this morning, i . Members of the RCAF Women s Division hitherto living in the barracks are being moved out, many for demobilization'. A section of the barracks is in use as offices for the War Gratuities Section of the RCAF, and when work of that branch is completed, still more space will be available as barracks. I . ' l'. : "RCAF headquarters , personnel now being moved into the- Prin cess Alice Barracks will have more space per person than was feasible during the war years", a spokesman explained. . "Present regulations call for the abolitii of double-decker beds and ar reasonable amount of space for every occupant of the barracks. This is in keeping, with the policy of betterment' of; conditions for the post-war RCAF." . By the end of the present year it is expected semej 150 single men will be housed in the Argyle avenue barracks.1 Air Force authorities are also planning to reconvert a certain portion of the Princess Alice Bar racks for the use of married personnel at a date, when materials become available.' This move would release a certain number of houses and apartments j In Ot tawa for the use of veterans, it is stated. .

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 23 Oct 1946, Wed,
  3. Page 12

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