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Paradie RCAF Archive: 45,000+ Entries

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1 AddisonJoseph HoracePte
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KIA
Age 29
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225031
16683
DVR
AG
Canadian Forestry Corps
Canadian Forestry Corps
RCAF
10 SigsS (RAF)
2 SigsS (RAF)
14 ITW (RAF)
2 AGS (RAF)
30 OTU (RAF)
1662 CU (RAF)
103 Sqd (RAF)
103 Sqd (RAF) Last Op
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Proctor
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Defiant
Wellington
Lancaster
Lancaster
Lancaster W4827
11 Aug 1940 - Enlisted in the RCAF
1 March 1941 - UK
29 Jan 1942 - Transferred to the RCAF overseas
31 Jan 1942
23 Apr 1942
17 Oct 1942
20 Dec 1942
9 Feb 1943
15 May 1943
17 June 1943
26 June 1943 - Shot down by night fighter
Commemorated Amsterdam New Eastern Cemetery, Plot 69. Row B. Coll. Grave 19. Netherlands.
Son of Horace Howell and Clare (nee Morris) Addison, of Victoria British Columbia, Canada.
Husband of Irene Addison, father of Dolores Addison, both of Vancouver, British Columbia.
(Information courtesy Francois Dutil)

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