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Aliston Leslie Staples
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Aliston Leslie Staples

  • AF2016.038 - Staples, A.L
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1946

The fonds include a series of documents pertaining to Leslie’s service with the RCAF. These include Leslie’s service records, a letter to his parents’ informing them of his Missing in Action statues, letters welcoming him to the G.Q. Parachute and Caterpillar Clubs, and a Pilot Flight Record and Log Book complete with pen and chain.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta

Document: Caterpillar Club Letter

Document: A letter from the Caterpillar Club informing W/O Aliston L. Staples that he has been accepted to the Caterpillar Club for his successful use of a parachute during November 1943. Dated October 11, 1945. Original document.

Document: G.Q. Club Acceptance Letter

Document: A letter from the G.Q. Parachute Co. Ltd. to Sergeant A.L. Staples informing him that he has been accepted to the G.Q. Club for his successful parachute landing on the 19th November, 1943. Dated 7 December, 1943. Original document.

Document: GQ Parachute Club Letter

Document: A letter from the G.Q. Parachute Club Co. Ltd. to Sergeant Staples informing him that he has been awarded a gold badge with an engraved description of his successful descent on the 19 November, 1943. Dated 21 January, 1944. Original document.

Document: Missing in Action

Document: A letter from the RCAF Casualties Office informing Mr. Staples that his son, Aliston Staples, has been reported Missing in Action on the 20 December, 1943. Dated 23 December, 1943. Original document.

Document: Newspaper Clippings

Document: Two newspaper clippings detailing how Aliston Staples has been reported as a Prisoner of War. Dated December 20, 1943. Original documents.

Document: RCAF Certificate of Service

Document: RCAF Certificate of Service for Aliston Leslie Staples. He served from 15 October, 1942 until his honourable discharge 17 October, 1945. Front. Original document.

Document: RCAF Certificate of Service - Back

Document: RCAF Certificate of Service for Aliston Leslie Staples. He served from 15 October, 1942 until his honourable discharge 17 October, 1945. Back. Original document.

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