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Book of Rememberance Vol 7

gordjenkins

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The following information is needed to complete Vol 7 of the Official Book of Rememberance - kept in Peace tower Parliament Buildings Ottawa
- haave had no luck through "Official channels"

3 October 1954 104 Communications Flight, RCAF Station St. Hubert.  DFS 093-1526 file indicates that when RCAF CT-128 Expediter 1526 piloted by Flying Officer G. C. Singh crashed, the un-named co-pilot was also killed.  The missing name should be provided on the Board of Inquiry found on Singh`s file. How to access ?  Help please
 

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Commemorated on Page 52 of the 'In the Service of Canada' Book of Remembrance:
http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/content/collections/books/b7thbook/7th052.jpg

Flying Officer Peter Alfred Hawkes, 23, of Charlottetown, P.E.I.:
http://www.vac-acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm?source=collections/virtualmem/detail&casualty=80002159


Toronto Star 4 Oct 1954:
"Flier unhurt in Saturday crash killed Sunday"
"over shot the landing strip"
( See attachment, if interested in the story.)

"Misfortune struck the squadron in October. Flying Officers S.J. DesBrisay and P. Hawkes departed on 2 October for a routine flight to Bangor, Maine, in one of the newly-arrived T-33's. At destination, the aircraft crashed, but both aircrew escaped injury. The following day, Expeditor 1526 of the Communications Flight at St. Hubert flew down to Maine to pick the men up. Upon return to St. Hubert with their passengers, this aircraft also crashed, this time killing F/O Hawkes along with one of the pilots of the Expeditor, F/O G.G. Singh. In addition, F/O DesBrisay was seriously burned and another passenger seriously injured. Ironically, Hawkes and DesBrisay survived their own crash, only to fall victim to their relief aircraft.":
http://www.shearwateraviationmuseum.ns.ca/squadrons/423chapter4.htm

 
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