From the collection of Fred Turner
Shared by his son John McGillivray who wrote…
The highlights of my father’s service record are as follows;
1923 to 1927 – private with The Royal Montreal Regiment while studying to be an electrician at the Montreal Technical School
1927 to 1937 – worked with the Bell Telephone Company.
1937 to 1940 – worked with Northern Electric.
1940 – Worked with Dominion Bridge Company
14 August 1940 to 7 November 1940 – L/Cpl 4th Division Signals R.C.C.S. (N.P.A.M.)
9 November 1940 to 28 December 1940 – No 1 Manning Depot, Toronto Ont.
28 December 1940 to 20 May 1942 – No 9 Service Flying Training School, Summerside, P.E.I.
21 May 1942 to 8 June 1942 – RCAF Station Sydney, N.S.
9 June 1942 to 22 April 1943 – No 128 Fighter Squadron, Sydney, N.S.
23 April 1943 to 27 April 1944 – RCAF Station Sydney, N.S.
28 April 1944 to 15 February 1945 – No 21 Repair Depot, Moncton, N.B.
16 February 1945 to 1 July 1945 – No 6 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, Moncton, N.B.
1 July 1945 to 4 July 1945 – No 2 RC Lachine, Qc.
Exclusive photos from No.9 SFTS Summerside
Fred Turner earned his wings at No. 9 SFTS Summerside. His son sent me these exclusive photos to share with my readers.
I wonder if his log book shows who pranged those Harvards.
These should be great photos to colourise on my spare time. I could not resist starting with this one…
Collection George E Grandy
Artwork by Paul Tuttle
The painting was created for the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum’s collection. It depicts a BCATP Fleet Finch in the circuit at EFTS No. 17 Stanley, Nova Scotia.
Paul Tuttle has won awards with his artwork and it has also been collected and published internationally. He concentrates primarily on aviation or nature/wildlife subject matter. In regards to aviation art, Paul Tuttle’s objective is to preserve aviation history with his work. Many of his paintings can be found in a number of aviation museums including the Smithsonian in Washington DC.
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