Fonds AF2013.016 - Davey, J.V. - John Vernon Davey

Document: Letter from RCAF Estate Branch - March 18, 1942 - Page 1 Document: Letter from RCAF FL Corcoran - May 20, 1942 Document: Chief of Air Staff Telegram - May 20, 1942 Document: Information for Next-of-Kin - May 23, 1942 - Page 1 Document: Information for Next-of-Kin - May 23, 1942 - Page 2 Document: Letter from RAF Records Office - May 25, 1942 Document: Letter from Standing Committee of Adjustment - June 18, 1942 Document: Letter from Red Cross POW and Missing Department - June 22, 1942 Document: Letter from Chaplain Lightbourn - June 15, 1942 Document: Letter from RCAF Overseas Headquarters - June 22, 1942
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AF2013.016 - Davey, J.V.


John Vernon Davey


  • 1954 (Creation)
  • 1939-1946 (Creation)
  • 1918-1942 (Creation)

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1 fonds box (John Davey Fonds)

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Donated to the Air Force Museum of Alberta 6 March, 2013 by Corinne Davey. Accessioned and organized 8 Otcober, 2013 by Curator Alison Mercer.

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Donated by Corinne Davey on 6 March, 2013.

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A collection of photographs and official correspondence from John Vernon Davey's service in the Royal Canadian Air Force and his subsequent Missing in Action status in 1942. The records cover the periods between 1939 to 1954 detailing his service in the 112 Squadron in North Africa. The collection includes photographs and correspondence between Davey's family and the War Graves Commission about his MIA status.

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta Archives - Accession Number AF2013.016

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The Air Force Museum of Alberta

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  • English



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Created by Assistant Curator Mara Garbutt, 2015.

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