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This database lists all known RCAF flying-related personnel who served 1939 - 1945 and onwards in many cases.
In November 2017 François Dutil began adding extensive information and many images from his research files,
for which we are grateful. Please contact us via our Helpdesk if you have additional information or images.
"Conversion from the original data held as images of old teletype sheets must have taken Major Paradie years.
The Paradie database is as close to a treasure as the World will see.” François Dutil

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Age 23
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ADM
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Edmonton RCAF RC
3 SFTS (RCAF)
RCAF
5 EFTS (RCAF)
15 SFTS (RCAF)
123 Sqd (RCAF)
3 PRC (RCAF)
439 Sqd (RCAF)
83 GSU (RAF)
439 Sqd (RCAF)
439 Sqd (RCAF)
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Typhoon MN553
5 oct 1939 - Enlisted in the RCAF
5 Oct 1939 - ADM
20 July 1941 - ADM
28 Feb 1942 - Remuster to pilot
27 Apr 1942
20 July 1942
20 Nov 1942
20 Oct 1943 - UK
3 Dec 1943
8 Apr 1944
19 May 1944
12 Aug 1944 - Flak over Segrie Fontaine, France
Commemorated Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Xvii. F. 16. France.
Son Of Ernest And Mary Anne Allen; Husband Of Zella Marguerite Allen, Of St. James, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
(Information courtesy Francois Dutil)

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