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AF2007-2017 Air Cadets · Fonds · 1941

RCAF Air Cadet documents and photographs from the periods between 1941 to the present

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
Cliff Balsdon
AF2017.025 - Balsdon, Cliff · Fonds · 1914-1985

A collection of photographs and documents detailing Cliff Balsdon's service as an Air Bomber in the RCAF from 1942 until 1946. Includes photographs taken in Alberta and sent by his mother, overseas photographs with 432 Squadron, and documents pertaining to his enlistment and the awarding of the DFC on 18th June 1944.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
Mary Elizabeth Fairey
AF2009.012 - Fairey, M.E. · Fonds · 1942-1945

A collection of photographs and diary entries in an album, detailing Mary Elizabeth Fairey's time serving as a civilian nurse to the U.S.A.F. up in the Canadian Yukon. The photographs covers the periods between 1942 with the start of construction on the "Alcan Highway" that stretched from Edmonton, Alberta to Fairbanks, Alaska and its completion in 1944.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
Lionel Cuthbert Pyatt
AF2019.019 - Pyatt, L.C. · Fonds · 1949-1991

The fonds contain a series of photographs taken during Pyatt’s service with the RCAF in the 1950’s. These include photographs taken at No. 11 Supply Depot and No. 10 Repair Depot.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
Reginald MacRae
AF2010.020 - MacRae, R. · Fonds · 1925-1969

The fonds contain a series of documents from the periods of the mid-1920’s up until the 1960’s. These include The Veterans’ Land Act booklet and a certificate of qualification under the Veterans’ Land Act, RCAF Tradesman Log Book, request for birth certificate, 1948 Air Force Day booklet, map of Camp Borden, various letters of reference from the 1930’s, and RCAF identification.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
Charles Warren Trevena
AF2018.029 - Trevena, C.W. · Fonds · 1939-1946

A collection of photographs and documents detailing the flying career of Charles Warren Trevena. This includes his private pilot's license, photographs from his early flying career, and a photo album full of photographs taken during the Battle of Britain.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
Donald Hugh Allan McKay
AF2019.016 - McKay, D.H.A. · Fonds · 1941-1949

A collection of documents and photographs detailing Donald McKay's service in 417 Squadron during the Second World War. Includes documents beginning in 1941 at the start of McKay's service, photographs during his tour overseas (including Egypt and Italy), and letters written to his brother, Gordon McKay, who was also serving overseas. A pilot's log and a diary transcription are available upon request.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
Van Egmond Robert Bell
AF2019.009 - Bell, V.E. · Fonds · 1941-1947

Contains digital copies of Flight Lieutenant Van Egmond Robert Bell's service during the Second World War. Covers the period of 1941 until 1946. Includes photographs, letters home, and correspondence between Bell's family and the RCAF Casualty Office. A transcription of the letters are available upon request.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
AF2013.009 · Fonds · 1939-1941

A collection of photographs detailing the rescue of the crew of a crashed Avro Anson on Moose Mountain, Alberta in 1941.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta
William Edwards Ramsay
AF2015.023 - Ramsay, W.E. · Fonds · 1943-06

A Red Cross issued Prisoner of War "Wartime Log" belonging to William Edward Ramsay. Includes photographs from home, handwritten poetry, drawings, and insight into daily life inside a German POW camp. Covers the periods of 1943 when Ramsay was captured until 1945 upon his release.

The Air Force Museum of Alberta