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Royal Bank employees who gave their lives in their Country's Service, 1939 - 1945.

D. M. Anderson

D. M. Anderson

Flying Officer D.M. Anderson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was killed on September 24, 1943 while on active service in the Middle East. He entered the bank at Yorkton, Saskatchewan branch on May 1, 1937 and enlisted from Pembroke, Ontario branch on October 30, 1941. Anderson received his wings and commission at Moncton, New Brunswick in October 1942, when he stood second in his class.

 
D.B. Angus

D.B. Angus

D.B. Angus, Royal Canadian Air Force, Dental Corps, on January 19, 1941. While on service, Augus underwent an operation for appendicitis at a hospital in London, Ontario and died from streptococci infection. A native of Saint John, New Brunswick, Mr. Angus entered the service at Toronto, Ontario, Queen and Close branch in 1934 and later served at various branches in the city. He was also attached to the staff at Wiarton, St. Thomas and Tillsonbury branches in Ontario. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on August 28, 1940.

 
G. G. Armstrong

G. G. Armstrong

Sergeant Pilot G.G. Armstrong, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was reported killed in an operational flight, November 27, 1941. Armstrong, who had been overseas seven months, entered the bank at Oxbow, Saskatchewan branch in 1936 and was attached to Weyburn, Saskatchewan branch when he enlisted on July 18, 1940.

 
J. D. Armstrong

J. D. Armstrong

Flying Officer J.D. Armstrong, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, reported missing after air operations over Poix, France, on November 9, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. He entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, St. Catherine and Bleury branch on June 27, 1935 and enlisted from Ottawa, Ontario, Bank and Somerset branch on December 10, 1940. Armstrong accounted for three of seven enemy planes destroyed in a moonlight sweep over France in October 1943.

 
J. L. G. Avon

J. L. G. Avon

Flying Officer J.L.G. Avon, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, reported missing after air operations overseas on August 1, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Avon entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Decarie branch on June 29, 1937 and enlisted from Montreal, St. Matthew Street branch on September 30, 1940.

 
 
W. M. Baker

W. M. Baker

Sergeant Observer W.M. Baker was reported missing following operations over occupied France on December 18, 1941 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Baker entered the bank at Goderich, Ontario and served at Ontario branches in Kitchener, Kingston, Orillia and Niagara Falls, enlisting from the latter branch on June 7, 1940. He received his training at Royal Canadian Air Force centres in Toronto, Montreal and Jarvis, and proceeded overseas in February 1941. Mrs. Baker, his wife was a staff-member at Outremont, Quebec, Van Horne and Outremont branch.

 
P. Barlow

P. Barlow

Flying Officer P. Barlow, Royal Canadian Air Force, 35, reported missing after air operations overseas, was assumed to having been killed in action, December 17, 1944. Barlow entered the bank at Souris, Manitoba branch on November 9, 1926 and served at various branches before enlisting from Montreal, Quebec, St. Catherine and Bleury branch on October 3, 1942.

 
G. V. Bartle

G. V. Bartle

Flight Sergeant Navigator G.V. Bartle, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, reported missing after air operations on September 26, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Bartle was navigator on a Sunderland flying boat that had been detailed for a special mission. Approximately half way between Brest and the Scilly Isles, they radioed that they were being attacked by enemy aircraft. Fighter planes sent for protection were unable to find any trace of them. Bartle entered the bank at Vancouver, British Columbia, Gambie and Broadway on February 16, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on October 1, 1941.

 
J. W. Bayard

J. W. Bayard

Flying Officer J.W. Bayard, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was killed on active service overseas on September 14, 1944. Bayard entered the bank at Lipton, Saskatchewan branch on July 5, 1937 and enlisted from Gull Lake, Saskatchewan branch on April 6, 1942. Graduating as a Pilot, he was granted the rank of a Pilot Officer in April 1943 and was promoted to Flying Officer in October 1943.

 
R. L. Bayard

R. L. Bayard

Flying Officer R.L. Bayard, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was reported missing on October 10, 1943 after a flight over Burma and was assumed to having been killed in action. Bayard enlisted from Weyburn, Saskatchewan branch in May 1941, won his pilot's wings and commission at Yorkton, Saskatchewan, in 1942 and went overseas shortly afterwards. John W. Bayard, an older brother, was killed September 16, 1944 while attempting a forced landing in Scotland following a flight over the North Sea.

 
G. E. Beaton

G. E. Beaton

Lieutenant G.E. Beaton, Canadian Army Overseas, 20, was killed in action in Holland on September 25, 1944. Beaton entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Hampton branch on May 29, 1941 and enlisted on March 25, 1943 with the 2nd Gordon Highlanders. In the spring of 1944 he volunteered for special assignment in Europe and was wounded in August during the liberation of France, but was back at the front early in September.

 
G. W. Beattie

G. W. Beattie

Leading Aircraftman G.W. Beattie, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was killed in a flying accident in England on July 21, 1945. Beattie entered the bank at St. Catharines, Ontario on September 18, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on August 27, 1941.

 
J.A.R. Belanger

J.A.R. Bélanger

Flying Officer J.A.R. Bélanger, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, reported missing on July 9, 1944 after a mission to the Dutch coast, was assumed to having been killed in action. Bélanger received his pilot's wings and commission at St. Hubert, Quebec in March 1943 and after a course in General Reconnaissance at Summerside, Prince Edward Island was posted overseas in July. He had flown on more than ten operations with a Royal Air Force Squadron, where he had the distinction of being the only French Canadian. Bélanger entered the bank on May 2, 1940 at Outremont, Quebec, Van Horne and Outremont branch and enlisted from there on January 27, 1942.

 
S. W. Blair

S. W. Blair

Leading Aircraftman S.W. Blair, 29, was killed when the training plane in which he was flying solo crashed near Yorkton, Saskatchewan. Blair, who transferred from the army to the Royal Canadian Air Force in August 1940, joined the bank at Inverness, Nova Scotia branch in 1928 and was assistant accountant at Amherst when he left to go on active service.

 
R. C. H. Boulton

R. C. H. Boulton

Sergeant-Observer R.C.H. Boulton, 23, of Red Deer, Alberta, was killed in action in England on February 13, 1943. He entered the bank at Innisfail, Alberta branch on May 11, 1937 and subsequently served at Turner Valley, Alberta branch and various other branches in Alberta before enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air Force. Boulton enlisted from Red Deer branch on November 1, 1941 and received his wings at Edmonton in August 1942. He went overseas in October of that year.

 
E. P. Boutilier

E. P. Boutilier

Pilot Officer E.P. Boutilier, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, reported missing on May 23, 1944, was assumed to having been killed on that date during a bombing raid on Le Mans, France. He was buried in the British cemetery there. Boutilier entered the bank at Halifax, Nova Scotia on September 18, 1940 and enlisted from that branch on January 23, 1943.

 
L. J. Brosseau

L. J. Brosseau

Major L.J. Brosseau, Canadian Army Overseas, 33, was killed in action on the Normandy front on July 19, 1944. At the time of his enlistment for active service he held the rank of Captain and Adjutant of the Regiment de Maisonneuve and received his promotion to Major overseas. Brosseau entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Snowdon Junction branch on September 23, 1929, and enlisted from Montreal, Monkland and Harvard branch on September 1, 1939.

 
S. P. R. Brouillette

S. P. R. Brouillette

Flying Officer S.P.R. Brouillette, 25, was killed in action on June 11, 1943. He entered the bank at St. Hyacinthe, Quebec branch on July 7, 1936 and enlisted from Ottawa, Ontario, Hintonburgh branch on September 15, 1941. Brouillette graduated as Pilot Officer at St. Hubert, Quebec on July 30, 1942 and had been overseas since December. He was promoted to the rank of Flying Officer in February 1943.

 
A. J. Brown

A. J. Brown

Flying Officer A.J. Brown, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, reported missing after air operations over Poix, France on November 9, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Brown entered the bank at Langley Prairie, British Columbia branch on May 26, 1936 and enlisted from Vancouver, British Columbia, Davie Street branch on December 4, 1941. He obtained the highest marks in his graduating classes at Victoriaville and Ancienne Lorette, Quebec.

 
J. K. Buchan

J. K. Buchan

Sergeant J.K. Buchan, Canadian Army Overseas, 26, was killed in action in Germany on February 21, 1945. Buchan entered the bank at Dutton, Ontario branch on May 7, 1937 and served at Strathroy, Ontario branch and Mount Brydges, Ontario branch before enlisting from Port Hope, Ontario on January 7, 1942. He joined the Royal Winnipeg Rifles and went overseas in August 1943, going to France after D-Day and seeing much action around Caen.

 
 
A. D. Callander

A. D. Callander

Flying Officer A.D. Callander, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, reported missing while on patrol duty over the French coast in June 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Callander entered the bank at Brantford, Ontario on January 24, 1941 and enlisted from that branch on October 14, 1941.

 
L. E. Cameron

L. E. Cameron

Flying Officer L.E. Cameron, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, reported missing on October 10, 1944, was killed in action when his plane crashed on return to England from the continent. Cameron entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Hampton branch on October 18, 1939 and enlisted on October 3, 1942.

 
L. H. Cameron

L. H. Cameron

Squadron Leader L.H. Cameron, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was reported missing after air operations over enemy territory in February 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Cameron enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on June 22, 1940, graduated from Brantford, Ontario, and was an Instructor at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and Vulcan, Alberta before going overseas. He was a member of the 434th Squadron and made several bombing raids on Germany. Cameron entered the bank at Perth, Ontario branch on April 12, 1935.

 
A. P. Campbell

A. P. Campbell

Flying Officer A.P. Campbell, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, reported missing after air operations over Germany on January 2, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. According to information quoting official German statements, received from the International Red Cross of Geneva, he was killed on that date and buried at St. Pol, France. Campbell entered the bank at Wapella, Saskatchewan branch on August 6, 1938 and served at Carlyle, Saskatchewan branch before enlisting from Shaunavon, Saskatchewan branch on May 16, 1941.

 
A. W. Campbell

A. W. Campbell

Flying Officer A.W. Campbell, R.C.V.F., 26, was killed in air operations overseas on August 25, 1944. Campbell entered the bank at Strathroy, Ontario branch on July 2, 1935 and enlisted from Stratford, Ontario branch on May 27, 1941. He received his wings at Aylmer, Ontario in 1941 and, following a year and a half on Coastal Patrol duties on the Pacific Coast, he went overseas in October 1943. Campbell was posted to a Typhoon Operational Squadron that was one of the first to go into Normandy after D-Day.

 
George G. Cann

George G. Cann

Flying Officer G.G. Cann, 23, was killed in action on November 4, 1942. He entered the bank at Brock, Saskatchewan branch on July 6, 1937 and served at Balcarres, Saskatchewan branch, from which he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in January 1941. He received his wings and commission as Pilot Officer in August 1941, after which he took a course in navigation at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Cann was promoted to the rank of Flying Officer shortly before his death.

 
G. A. Chestnut

G. A. Chestnut

Sergeant Pilot G.A. Chestnut, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was killed while returning from an operational flight over France, June 11, 1941. A member of our Moosomin, Saskatchewan branch at the time of his enlistment, Chestnut received his wings at Camp Borden. He started with the bank at Moosomin in June 1935 and later served at Gull Lake, Saskatchewan branch, at Montreal, Quebec, Monkland and Harvard branch and at Montreal, Laurier Avenue branch.

 
R. B. Clarke

R. B. Clarke

Pilot Officer R.B. Clarke, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was reported missing as the result of enemy action at sea on April 22, 1943 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Clarke entered the bank at Toronto, Ontario, Bay and Temperance branch on February 12, 1940 and enlisted from Toronto, Dundas and Chestnut branch on May 14, 1942.

 
P. R. Cogger

P. R. Cogger

Lieutenant P R. Cogger, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, 25, was reported missing on February 27, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. He was a member of the 14th Field Ambulance, C.A.S.F. Cogger entered the bank at Woodstock, New Brunswick branch on June 27, 1936 and served at Newcastle, New Brunswick branch before enlisting from Moncton, New Brunswick branch on August 20, 1940.

 
J. C. Colter

J. C. Colter

Sergeant Pilot J.C. Colter, 22, was reported missing on August 27, 1942 and was assumed to having been killed in action in July 1943. He entered the bank at Crystal City, Manitoba branch on November 25, 1937, enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force from Melita, Manitoba on March 1, 1941 and went overseas in November of that year.

 
R. G. Cook

R. G. Cook

Flying Officer R.G. Cook, Royal Canadian Air Force, 32, was reported missing after air operations against the enemy on April 9, 1943 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Cook entered the bank at Hazenmore, Saskatchewan branch on July 3, 1928 and served at various branches in Saskatchewan before enlisting from Climax, Saskatchewan branch on January 2, 1941.

 
H.C. Cotnam

H. C. Cotnam

Sergeant Pilot H.C. Cotnam, 22, was killed in a flying accident overseas on October 31, 1941. Cotnam joined the bank at Pembroke, Ontario branch in 1937 and saw service at Brockville, Ontario, and Mount Royal, Quebec branches. It was from the latter branch that he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in December 1940.

 
R. A. Coulter

R. A. Coulter

Flying Officer R.A. Coulter, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was reported missing after operations on February 24, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Coulter won his "O" wing as navigator-bombaimer on July 17, 1941 at Jarvis, Ontario, being commissioned a month later. He left for England on September 15, 1941 and the following July was posted to 104 Squadron in the Middle East. Coulter flew continuously in this theatre, completing 30 operations from bases in the Western Desert and Malta. He entered the bank at Chilliwack, British Columbia branch in June 1936 and enlisted from New Westminster, British Columbia branch on November 20, 1940.

 
E. G. Crockett

E. G. Crockett

Flight Lieutenant E.G. Crockett, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, reported missing after air operations overseas, was assumed to having been killed in action. Crockett entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Park and Bernard branch on January 27, 1936 and enlisted from Ottawa, Ontario, Bank and Somerset branch on June 9, 1941.

 
K. E. Cullen

K. E. Cullen

Flight Lieutenant K.E. Cullen, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, reported missing on April 13, 1944 following an operational flight over Belgium and France, was assumed to having been killed in action. Cullen entered the bank at Vernon, British Columbia branch on July 11, 1940 and enlisted from that branch on May 5, 1941. Before going overseas in August 1943, he was an instructor at MacLeod, Alberta.

 
R. J. Currie

R. J. Currie

Flying Officer R.J. Currie, Royal Air Force, 25, was killed in action overseas on August 18, 1944 while flying in a typhoon squadron supporting the Canadian attack in the Falaise-Argentan sector. Currie entered the bank at Bridgewater, Nova Scotia on April 2, 1936 and enlisted from that branch on August 24, 1940.

 
 
W. R. Dauphin

W. R. Dauphin

Warrant Officer W.R. Dauphin, Royal Air Force, 23, was reported missing in January 1945 after air operations and was assumed to having been killed in action. Dauphin entered the bank at Ridgetown, Ontario branch on July 2, 1938 and also served at Port Dover, Ontario branch before enlisting from Ridgetown on May 20, 1942.

 
J. J. Davenport

J. J. Davenport

Sergeant Observer J.J. Davenport, 21, was reported killed after having been listed as missing on April 13, 1943 after an operational flight overseas. Joining the Royal Canadian Air Force from Imperial, Saskatchewan branch, Davenport received his observer's wing at Rivers, Manitoba on July 9, 1941 and went overseas by plane a short while later. He had been with the bank since September 1938.

 
W. J. R. Davies

W. J. R. Davies

Sergeant Navigator W.J.R. Davies, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was reported missing after air operations over Essen on March 8, 1943 and was assumed to having been killed in action. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and entered the bank on December 10, 1935 at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Morris and Barrington branch. Davies enlisted from Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia branch on June 13, 1941.

 
W. G. Davis

W. G. Davis

Flight Lieutenant W.G. Davis, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was missing since March 30, 1945 and was assumed to having been killed on that mission when his plane received a direct hit from an anti-aircraft gun. Davis, who was a Flight Commander of the City of Westmount Squadron, had completed over 70 operational flights and prior to going overseas had logged some 1,500 hours as a ferry pilot. He entered the bank at Amherst, Nova Scotia branch in April 1940 and enlisted from there on May 3, 1941.

 
W. C. DeShane

W. C. DeShane

Pilot Officer W.C. De Shane, 20, was killed in action over Norfolk County, England, on March 9, 1942, shortly after receiving his promotion to officer's rank. At the time of his death he was attached to the Interceptor Command and was one of the few Canadians piloting a twin-motored Whirlwind fighter plane. De Shane joined the bank in September 1939 at Guelph, Ontario and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force from that branch in October 1940. He had been on active service overseas since August 1941.

 
A. L. R. Des Rosiers

A. L. R. Des Rosiers

Lieutenant A.L.R. Des Rosiers, Canadian Army Overseas, 25, reported missing in Italy last spring, was assumed to having been killed in action, January 3, 1943. Des Rosiers entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Mount Royal and St. Lawrence branch on September 21, 1938 and served at Montreal, St. Denis and St. Catherine branch before enlisting from Montreal, St. Catherine and Jeanne d'Arc branch on December 4, 1941.

 
Roland Dowlen

Roland Dowlen

Lieutenant R. Dowlen, Royal Army Service Corps, 38, gave his life under particularly tragic circumstances. An accomplished linguist, Dowlen was seconded to the Intelligence Corps on special duty and had been dropped by parachute behind the lines to serve with the Maquis. He was captured while carrying out these hazardous duties and immediately sent to a prisoner of war camp at St. Flossenberg, where he spent twelve months in solitary confinement. On March 29, 1945, together with several other British Intelligence Officers, he was executed. Dowlen entered the bank at Paris, France in October 1923 and ten years later was transferred to London, England branch, enlisting from there on September 24, 1941.

 
G. M. Drennan / J. D. Drennan

G. M. Drennan
J. D. Drennan

Sergeant Air Gunners Gerald Maxwell and James Douglas Drennan, brothers, previously reported missing, were officially listed as killed in action on December 5, 1941. Gerald, 20, enlisted from Sherbrooke, Quebec branch on November 6, 1940, while James, 23, enlisted from Lennoxville, Quebec branch on November 30, 1940.

 
R. E. Durnford

R. E. Durnford

Flying Officer R.E. Durnford, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, was reported missing after air operations overseas on March 18, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Durnford, who enlisted from Toronto, Ontario, Yonge and Sherwood branch on January 12, 1942, had been engaged in submarine patrol operations in the vicinity of the English Channel. He entered the bank at Toronto, Yonge and Richmond branch on September 3, 1936.

 
 
G. B. Edmonds

G. B. Edmonds

Flight Lieutenant G.B. Edmonds, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, reported missing after air operations over enemy territory on April 18, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Edmonds entered the bank at Stratford, Ontario on July 2, 1937 and enlisted from that branch on October 7, 1940.

 
E. F. Elford

E. F. Elford

Flying Officer E.F. Elford, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, reported missing on June 19, 1945, was assumed to having been killed in action when his aircraft crashed in the Burma jungle. Elford joined the Army Pay Corps in August 1940 from New Westminster, British Columbia branch and in October 1942 re-mustered to aircrew. He obtained his Air Bomber's wings and commission at Winnipeg, Manitoba in June 1944 and left Canada on January 1 for Jessore, India. He had flown on many missions over Burma and Siam.

 
W. D. M. Embree

W. D. M. Embree

Flight Sergeant W.D.M. Embree, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was reported missing and was assumed to having been killed in action. He entered the bank at Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia on July 26, 1937 and enlisted from Port Hood, Nova Scotia branch on November 15, 1940. Embree went overseas in September 1941 and was posted with the Royal Air Force in the Middle East in May 1942. He was posted missing on October 29, 1942 after air operations behind enemy lines.

 
J. L. Emery

J. L. Emery

Flying Officer J.L. Emery, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, was reported missing on June 10, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Emery enlisted from Lethbridge, Alberta branch on his eighteenth birthday, November 2, 1941. He won top honours in his Observers' graduating class at Paulson, Manitoba and received his wing and officer's commission in November 1942. He went overseas in February 1943 and after 11 operational flights with the Iroquois Squadron, volunteered for Pathfinder work. It was on his 12th mission in a Pathfinder aircraft that he was listed as missing. Emery joined the bank at Lethbridge, Alberta branch in March 1941.

 
E. H. Erickson

E. H. Erickson

Flying Officer E.H. Erickson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, reported missing after an operational flight over Hanover on October 1, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Erickson entered the bank at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Steelton branch on December 10, 1937 and enlisted from Sault Ste. Marie, Queen and Bruce branch on November 19, 1941. He received his wings at Claresholm, Alberta in November 1942, shortly before going overseas.

 
 
W. B. Ferrill

W. B. Ferrill

Sergeant W.B. Ferrill, U.S. Army Air Force, 20, was reported missing after air operations over Germany on December 11, 1943 and was killed in action. Ferrill entered the bank at Rock Island, Quebec branch on July 28, 1941 and enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force from that branch on October 13, 1942. The Government of the United States posthumously awarded Sergeant Ferrill the Purple Heart and the Air Medal, "for meritorious services and bravery beyond the call of duty."

 
W. H. Fetherston

W. H. Fetherston

Flight Lieutenant W.H. Fetherston, 24, was killed on active service overseas on Sunday, April 5, 1942. He graduated as a Sergeant Observer and received his wing at Fingal, Ontario on February 1, 1941, proceeding overseas in April. Fetherston participated in most of the early "all-out" Royal Air Force bombing attacks over France and Germany and was twice promoted for his outstanding ability and initiative. He entered the bank at Arnprior, Ontario branch in April 1935, later serving at various branches in Ontario. He enlisted in June 1940 from Montreal, Quebec, Laurier Avenue branch.

 
J. D. Fiddes

J. D. Fiddes

Warrant Officer J.D. Fiddes, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, was killed in action overseas on April 25, 1944 while on an operational flight over enemy territory. He was buried in Avesnes Communal Cemetery, France. Fiddes entered the bank at Vancouver, British Columbia, Hastings and Homer branch on April 22, 1937 and enlisted from Vancouver, Davie Street branch on May 29, 1941. He trained in the Royal Canadian Air Force Administration branch at St. Thomas, Ontario and was stationed at Western Air Command in Victoria, British Columbia before re-mustering to aircrew in August 1942.

 
W. A. Finkle

W. A. Finkle

Staff Sergeant W.A. Finkle, 33, 4th Canadian Armoured Division, was killed on active service overseas on June 16, 1944 while destroying damaged ammunition in England. Finkle entered the bank at Cardston, Alberta branch on February 4, 1929 and also served at Barons and High River, Alberta branches, before enlisting from Calgary, Alberta branch on June 25, 1940. He went overseas in August of the same year.

 
C. G. Finlayson

C. G. Finlayson

Flying Officer C.G. Finlayson, Royal Canadian Air Force, O.F.C. and Bar 24, was assumed to having been killed in action after having been missing since October 18, 1944. His own operational tour completed as navigator with a night intruder squadron, Finlayson was serving in a non-flying capacity and was expected home on furlough when he volunteered to substitute for a navigator who was ill. He did not return from the mission. He was awarded the D.F.C. in May 1944 for "great courage and coolness and a high standard of navigation ability that contributed to many successes obtained." The bar to his Distinguished Flying Cross came for outstanding work while on missions over enemy country. Finlayson is credited with participation in the destruction of five enemy planes. He joined the bank at Victoria, British Columbia branch on October 8, 1936 and enlisted from Steveston, British Columbia branch on August 14, 1941.

 
J. N. G. Finlayson

J. N. G. Finlayson

Sergeant Pilot J.N.G. Finlayson, 22, Wells, British Columbia, was killed in action on April 22, 1943 while on a patrol flight over the Faroe Islands. He entered the bank at Wells on July 10, 1939 and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force from that branch on September 6, 1941.

 
T. Foster

T. Foster

Flying Officer T. Foster, Royal Canadian Air Force, missing after a night raid over Germany on August 29, 1944, and then reported to be a Prisoner of War in Germany, was assumed to having been killed on active service. Foster went overseas in September 1943, and at the time he was reported missing he was Pilot and Captain of a Lancaster and was nearing the end of a tour of operations. Foster, who is the son of T. Foster, manager of Arcola, Saskatchewan branch, entered the bank at Oxbow, Saskatchewan on July 2, 1940 and enlisted from that branch on May 7, 1942.

 
N. R. Fowlow

N. R. Fowlow

Squadron Leader N.R. Fowlow, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was reported missing after air operations over enemy territory in May 1944, and was killed in action over Hazebrouck, France on May 19, 1944. Fowlow entered the bank at Wolfville, Nova Scotia on September 22, 1938 and enlisted from that branch on August 22, 1940. He saw service in Malta in 1942 where he was badly wounded and spent three months in hospital. In 1943 he was awarded the D.F.C. and appointed leader of the famous "Wolf" squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force.

 
G. G. Fox

G. G. Fox

Flying Officer G.G. Fox, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, reported missing after an operation with the Pathfinder Squadron to Sholven on December 29, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. A navigator and veteran of 24 operational trips, Fox joined the bank at Chatham, Ontario in September 1941, enlisting from that branch in October 1942.

 
D. W. Frazee

D. W. Frazee

Pilot Officer D.W. Frazee, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, reported missing after an operational flight over the Mediterranean on May 8, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Frazee entered the bank at Vancouver, British Columbia, Davie Street branch on August 30, 1935 and served at Vancouver, Fairview branch and Kelowna, British Columbia branch before enlisting from Vancouver, Robson Street branch on March 12, 1941.

 
V. Friesen

V.E. Friesen

Pilot Officer V.E. Friesen, 23, was killed in a collision while flying an Anson trainer in Scotland. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force from Lethbridge, Alberta branch on November 1, 1940 and was commissioned just before sailing for overseas three months ago. Friesen joined the bank in 1936 at Medicine Hat, Alberta branch.

 
 
L. E. Gagnon

L. E. Gagnon

Flying Officer L.E. Gagnon, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, Vancouver, British Columbia branch, was killed in an airplane accident on February 16, 1943 near St. Honore, Quebec. Gagnon joined the bank at Vancouver, 25th Avenue branch on August 21, 1936 and enlisted on September 25, 1940.

 
R. E. Ganong

R. E. Ganong

Lieutenant R.E. Ganong, Canadian Army Overseas, 24, died of wounds in Italy on March 18, 1944. Ganong entered the bank at St. Stephen, New Brunswick on November 23, 1937 and enlisted from that branch in the Royal Canadian Air Force on September 18, 1939, going overseas in 1941. While in England he transferred to the Army and was sent back to Canada to take an Officer's Training Course at Brockville, Ontario. He returned overseas in 1943 and went to Italy as a reinforcement officer for the Carleton-York Regiment.

 
E. H. Glazebrook

E. H. Glazebrook

Flight Lieutenant E.H. Glazebrook, 24, was killed while on active service. He entered the bank in 1936 at Mount Royal, Quebec branch and enlisted from Montreal, Quebec, Bonaventure branch in October 1940. He graduated as Pilot Officer with the highest marks in a class of 49 and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross at Malta, where his official score was 3.5 enemy aircraft destroyed.

 
W. Gove

W. Gove

Captain W. Gove, C.A.O., 43, was accidentally killed in a motor accident in Germany on April 18, 1945. Gove enlisted on June 22, 1940 and was paymaster of the 1st Battalion, Edmonton Fusiliers. He went overseas with the Canadian Army Overseas and was inspecting German banks at the time of his accident. He entered the bank at Edmonton, Alberta on June 30, 1920 and served at various branches in Alberta and British Columbia before enlisting from Edmonton branch.

 
J. F. Greenan

J. F. Greenan

Flying Officer J. F. Greenan, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, Turner Valley, Alberta was killed in action on March 2, 1943. He joined the bank at Calgary, Alberta branch on May 5, 1937 and enlisted from Turner Valley, Alberta branch on January 6, 1941. He took part in many successful raids over enemy territory and was killed while returning from a raid over Berlin.

 
H. Grimble

H. Grimble

Flying Officer H. Grimble, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, reported missing while on operations over Kiel, Germany, on August 17, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Grimble, who was attached to No. 433 Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron, enlisted from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sargent and Sherbrook branch on October 12, 1942. He entered the bank at Winnipeg on August 8, 1940.

 
 
G. S. Hall

G. S. Hall

Lieutenant G.S. Hall, Canadian Army Overseas, 32, was killed in action in Italy on August 31, 1944. Hall enlisted on November 3, 1942 from Stratford, Ontario branch and went overseas as a reinforcement officer for the Perth Regiment. He was serving with this unit at the time of his death. Hall who was the son of W.N.D. Hall, former manager at Elora, Ontario branch, entered the bank at Elora on January 8, 1929.

 
R. B. Halliday

R. B. Halliday

Pilot Officer R.B. Halliday, listed as missing after air operations over Germany, was officially reported killed in action on April 15, 1942. A member of Hamilton, Ontario, Barton and Ottawa branch when he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in October 1940, Halliday had been on active service overseas as an observer since September 1941. He entered the bank in 1935 at North Bay, Ontario branch.

 
D. K. Hastings

D. K. Hastings

Lieutenant D.K. Hastings, Canadian Army Overseas, 25, was killed on active service overseas on July 11, 1944. He was formerly Staff Sergeant at Fort Chippewa barracks in North Bay, Ontario and enlisted with the Algonquin Regiment, obtaining his commission at Brockville. Later he was posted overseas to the Central Ontario Regiment. Hastings entered the bank at New Liskeard, Ontario branch on August 30, 1938 and enlisted from Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario branch on March 3, 1941.

 
D. J. Heath

D. J. Heath

Flight Sergeant D.J. Heath, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, reported missing on August 28, 1944, was assumed to having been killed on that raid when his plane was shot down over Szony, in North Hungary. Heath received his gunner's wing at Mont Joli, Quebec in July 1943 and went overseas in August of the same year. In March 1944, he and his all-Canadian crew were posted to a Royal Air Force Pathfinder Squadron and it was while engaged in Pathfinder work that his plane was shot down. A native of Portland, Ontario, Heath joined the bank there in March 1941 and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on November 14, 1942.

 
G. M. Hebb

G. M. Hebb

Lieutenant G.M. Hebb, C.A.O., 24, was killed in action on the Adriatic Coast of Italy on September 16, 1944 while serving with the West Nova Scotia Regiment. Hebb entered the bank at Bridgewater, Nova Scotia branch on July 19, 1935 and enlisted from Halifax, Spring Garden Road branch on May 8, 1942.

 
L. P. Hedley

L. P. Hedley

Flight Lieutenant L.P. Hedley, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was killed in action during air operations near Verden, Germany on April 26, 1945. The aircraft he was flying had to be abandoned and he did not survive the parachute descent. He was buried near the village of Verden. Hedley entered the bank at Dunnville, Ontario branch on March 20, 1939 and served at Paisley, Ontario branch and Hamilton, Ontario, Market branch, before enlisting from Aylmer, Ontario branch on October 14, 1942.

 
A. B. Henderson

A. B. Henderson

Flying Officer A.B. Henderson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was killed on active service overseas on January 16, 1944 when his plane crashed on landing. He was buried at Cambridge, England. Henderson entered the bank at Chapleau, Ontario on October 2, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on January 7, 1942. He went overseas in December 1942 and received his commission in England.

 
R. G. Hill

R. G. Hill

Sergeant Observer R.G. Hill, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was reported missing after air operations on September 13, 1942 and was assumed to having been killed in action. He entered the bank at Guelph, Ontario branch on February 23, 1937 and enlisted from Ottawa, Ontario, Glebe branch on June 14, 1941. Hill was a Navigator attached to a Royal Air Force bomber squadron at the time of his death.

 
H. E. Holbrook

H. E. Holbrook

Flying Officer H.E. Holbrook, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, reported missing after a reconnaissance flight on June 12, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Holbrook entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Stanley Street branch on September 2, 1937, and enlisted from Montreal, Monkland and Beaconsfield branch on August 19, 1941.

 
Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes

Pilot Officer W.R. Hughes, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was killed during air operations in England. Hughes joined the bank in 1936 at Carleton Place, Ontario, his hometown, and in 1938 was transferred to Newboro, Ontario branch. On January 9, 1940 he transferred to Montreal, Quebec, St. Catherine and McGill College branch and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on October 11, 1940.

 
J. Hunt

J. Hunt

Flying Officer J. Hunt, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was killed in action on November 29, 1944 when his plane crashed near Lille, France. He was buried at the village of Lesquin, near Lille. Hunt entered the bank at Cabri, Saskatchewan on July 18, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on July 8, 1941. He was a member of the "Cougar" squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force.

 
D. J. Hunter

D. J. Hunter

Flight Lieutenant D.J. Hunter, R.A.F.Y.R., 22, died as the result of injuries from a flying accident on V.E. Day, May 8, 1945. Hunter entered the bank at London, England branch on April 15, 1940 and enlisted from that branch on November 2, 1940. At the time of his death he was on active service with the 2nd Tactical Air Force, B.L.A. (Spitfire Pilot).

 
D. R. Hutchins

D. R. Hutchins

Flying Officer D.R. Hutchins, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, reported missing on January 7, 1945 after a mission to Munich, was assumed to having been killed in action. Hutchins graduated as an Observer from Ancienne Lorette, Quebec on February 9, 1943 and arrived overseas the following December. Upon completion of his operational training he was posted to No. 626 Squadron and at the time of his death was well advanced in his tour of operations. A native of Leamington, Ontario, he entered the bank there in August 1938 and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in June 1942.

 
 
R. J. Jackson

R. J. Jackson

Sergeant Pilot R.J. Jackson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, was reported killed after having been listed as missing after air operations, January 19, 1942. A native of Toronto, Ontario, Jackson entered the bank there in January 1940 at the 1170 Yonge Street branch and was attached to Toronto, Queen and Close branch at the time of his enlistment in December 1940.

 
F. P. Janes

F. P. Janes

Sergeant F.P. Janes, Canadian Army Overseas, 33, was killed in action in Normandy on July 25, 1944. Janes enlisted with the Victoria Rifles of Canada on August 5, 1940 and transferred to the Black Watch overseas, being assigned to the Intelligence Section. Janes entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Hampton branch on November 25, 1929 and was Assistant Accountant at Montreal, Laurier Avenue branch at the time of his enlistment.

 
P. W. Jeanneret

P. W. Jeanneret

Flying Officer P.W. Jeanneret, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was reported missing in March following a raid over Cologne and was assumed to having been killed in action, February 14, 1943. Jeanneret enlisted from Ladner, British Columbia branch on April 30, 1941. Before his departure overseas, he was attached to the Royal Air Force Ferry Command at Montreal and navigated a bomber across the Atlantic to England.

 
F. S. Jenkins

F. S. Jenkins

Sergeant F.S. Jenkins, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, who was reported missing after air operations against the enemy on February 27, was assumed to having been killed in action, February 25, 1943. He entered the bank at Shoal Lake, Manitoba branch on August 15, 1938 and enlisted from Roblin, Manitoba branch on February 9, 1941.

 
F. G. Johnson

F. G. Johnson

Flight Lieutenant F.G. Johnson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was killed in action overseas on September 25, 1944. Johnson, who was the son of Mr. F. Johnson, President of the Bell Telephone Company, entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, St. Catherine and McGill College Avenue branch on July 4, 1938 and enlisted from Montreal, Peel and Sherbrooke branch on September 30, 1940. He won his wings at Uplands, Ontario in July 1941. After a period of instructional duty at St. Hubert, Quebec, he was posted overseas in June 1943.

 
W. G. W. Johnson

W. G. W. Johnson

Flying Officer W.G.W. Johnson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, was reported missing after air operations over enemy territory on June 3, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Johnson entered the bank at Lipton, Saskatchewan branch on July 2, 1940 and enlisted from Cut Knife, Saskatchewan branch on May 12, 1942.

 
P. H. W. Johnston

P. H. W. Johnston

Flying Officer P.H.W. Johnston, Royal Canadian Air Force, 32, was reported missing after air operations in West Africa on August 27, 1943 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Johnston entered the bank at Shoal Lake, Manitoba branch on August 1, 1929 and after serving at various Winnipeg, Manitoba branches, enlisted from Winnipeg, Portage Avenue branch on June 16, 1941. He received his wings at Dauphin, Manitoba in June 1942 and went overseas in January 1943.

 
W. P. Johnston

W. P. Johnston

Flying Officer W.P. Johnston, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, was reported missing after enemy operations on June 6, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Born in Broadview, Saskatchewan, Johnston entered the bank at Brandon, Manitoba branch in April 1940 and left to join the Royal Canadian Air Force on June 9, 1942. He trained at Dauphin, Manitoba and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and won his pilot's wings at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

 
R. G. Joyce

R. G. Joyce

Squadron Leader R.G. Joyce, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was killed overseas on February 13, when the Dakota transport plane of which he was pilot crashed in a fog in the Surrey Hills south of London. Joyce had a distinguished service record and was mentioned in Dispatches in January 1944. He spent three years in India and Ceylon and since early 1945 had been operating from England. Joyce entered the bank at Calgary, Alberta branch in March 1937, later serving at Hillhurst, Alberta branch, High River, Alberta branch, Alix, Alberta branch and Spirit River, Alberta branch. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force from Spirit River in October 1940.

 
 
J. B. Kennedy

J. B. Kennedy

Flight Lieutenant J.B. Kennedy, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, missing since April 5, 1945 after air operations, was assumed to having been killed in action. Kennedy graduated and received his commission as a navigator at Ancienne Lorette in 1942 and proceeded overseas shortly afterwards. He entered the bank in 1938 at Tillsonburg, Ontario branch and was attached to Chippawa, Ontario branch when he enlisted in January 1942.

 
S. F. Kenward

S. F. Kenward

Gunner S.F. Kenward, Royal Canadian Artillery, 25, died on August 16, 1944, of wounds received while fighting at Falaise, France. He was wounded by an exploding mine while laying communications and died the same day, and was buried in Normandy. Kenward had previously received minor wounds on August 10, and again on August 13. He entered the bank at Minnedosa, Manitoba branch on May 27, 1936 and enlisted from Brandon, Manitoba branch on May 23, 1940. He was the son of A.T. Kenward, former manager at Boissevain, Manitoba branch.

 
R. A. Kertson

R. A. Kertson

Flight Sergeant R.A. Kertson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was reported missing on September 4, 1942 on his 18th flight over enemy territory and was assumed to having been killed in action. He was a member of the famous Moose Squadron. Kertson entered the bank at Grand Falls, New Brunswick branch on January 12, 1937 and enlisted from Bathurst, New Brunswick branch on December 23, 1940.

 
R. D. Killin

R. D. Killin

Sergeant Observer R.D. Killin, 24, listed as missing since after air operations over Germany, was officially reported killed in action on November 8, 1941. Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia, he started with the bank at Halifax, Nova Scotia branch in 1935 and two years later was transferred to Halifax, Almon and Agricola branch. Killin enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on July 13, 1940 from Kentville, Nova Scotia branch and had participated in many air operations overseas.

 
 
D. R. Lagimodiere

D. R. Lagimodiere

Sergeant D.R. Lagimodiere, 21, reported missing on September 13, 1942 following a reconnaissance flight in Nova Scotia, was assumed to having been killed in action. Sergeant Lagimodiere entered the bank at St. Boniface, Manitoba on September 7, 1937 and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in May 1941.

 
C. T. Lane

C. T. Lane

Pilot Officer C.T. Lane, was reported missing after air operations on November 7, 1941. Prior to his enlistment in July 1940, Lane was Assistant Accountant at Toronto, Ontario, Bay and Temperance branch, previously having served at Sudbury, Leamington and Toronto, Sherbourne and Queen branches in Ontario. He received his Observer's "Wing" in March 1941 and was awarded a commission shortly after. In June 1941 he went overseas by transatlantic bomber, acting as Navigator on the flight.

 
J. B. L. Larin

J. B. L. Larin

Sergeant Airgunner J.B.L. Larin, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, reported missing after an air raid over Germany in March 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Larin entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, St. Denis and St. Catherine on September 4, 1937 and enlisted from that branch on September 13, 1940.

 
P. C. Layton

P. C. Layton

Leading Writer P.C. Layton, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, 25, was reported missing following the sinking of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship "Valleyfield" on May 7, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Layton entered the bank at Great Village, Nova Scotia on December 1, 1937 and enlisted from that branch on March 13, 1940.

 
L. C. R. Leach

L. C. R. Leach

Pilot Officer L.C.R. Leach, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was killed in action over Germany on October 14, 1942 and buried in England on October 19, 1942. Leach was born on November 11, 1920, at Osaquan, Ontario and entered the bank at Dryden, Ontario branch on February 20, 1939. He joined the air force on October 23, 1940.

 
S. E. Leppert

S. E. Leppert

Flying Officer S.E. Leppert, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, was killed on active service during flying operations at Mickleton, Gloucestershire, England on December 7, 1944. He was buried at the Royal Air Force Regional Cemetery, Brookwood, Woking, Surrey, England. Leppert entered the bank at Roblin, Manitoba branch on September 9, 1940 and enlisted from Wawanesa, Manitoba branch on December 5, 1942. Following his graduation as Pilot Officer, he proceeded to Quebec to take a special Commando course and on completion of this he went overseas. He was the son of W.L. Leppert, manager, Minto, Manitoba branch.

 
K. W. Little

K. W. Little

Lieutenant K.W. Little, Canadian Army Overseas, 35, was killed in action in Holland on January 28, 1945. Little entered the bank at High River, Alberta branch on July 3, 1928 and after serving at various other branches enlisted from Brooks, Alberta branch in June 1940.

 
W. H. Lloyd

W. H. Lloyd

Flying Officer W.H. Lloyd, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was killed in action over France on July 29, 1944. Lloyd entered the bank at Berwick, Nova Scotia branch on April 24, 1939 and enlisted from Kentville, Nova Scotia branch on May 12, 1942.

 
R. J. Love

R. J. Love

Warrant Officer R.J. Love, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, killed while on operational duty overseas on July 31, 1944 near Salalah, Arabia. The aircraft in which he was a member of the crew flew into a cliff, presumably while in a cloud. Love entered the bank at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sherbrook and Portage branch on July 18, 1938 and enlisted from Winnipeg, Portage and Good branch on February 20, 1942. He went overseas in June 1943, and was with the Coastal Command attached to the Atlantic Patrol out of Northern Ireland. He later proceeded to North Africa and then to India.

 
E. R. Lowe

E. R. Lowe

Flying Officer E.R. Lowe, Royal Canadian Air Force, 33, reported missing on July 18, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Lowe, who was the son of the late A.T. Lowe, former Supervisor at Calgary, Alberta, entered the bank at Vancouver, Kitsilano branch on April 10, 1929 and enlisted from Barrie, Ontario branch on September 9, 1942.

 
 
H. D. F. MacAllister

H. D. F. MacAllister

Flight Lieutenant H.D.F. MacAllister, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, reported missing after air operations overseas in June 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action, August 17, 1944. MacAllister joined the bank at Ottawa, Ontario branch on December 6, 1937, later serving at Ottawa, Bank and Somerset branch. He enlisted on June 27, 1941 from Mount Royal, Quebec branch.

 
N. A. Macdonald

N. A. Macdonald

Lance Corporal N.A. Macdonald, Canadian Army Overseas, 23, was killed in action in Italy on September 14, 1944. Macdonald entered the bank at Sydney, Nova Scotia, Whitney Pier branch on February 1, 1939. He enlisted from Sydney branch on August 1, 1942 in the West Nova Scotia Highlanders, going overseas in April 1943. He was the nephew of A.F. McAlpine, Supervisor of Manitoba Branches.

 
W. E. MacDonald

W. E. MacDonald

Flying Officer W.E. MacDonald, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was reported missing while on operations over the Ruhr Valley on July 29, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. MacDonald entered the bank at St. Marys, Ontario on February 25, 1935 and served at several Ontario branches before enlisting from the Office of the Assistant General Manager, Toronto, on April 7, 1942.

 
E. M. Mackenzie

E. M. MacKenzie

Lieutenant E.M. MacKenzie, Canadian Army Overseas, 29, was killed in action in Italy in February 1944. MacKenzie entered the bank at Kamloops, British Columbia on October 10, 1930 and served at various branches in British Columbia before enlisting from the Supervisor's Department, Vancouver on January 16, 1942 in the Westminster Regiment.

 
J. A. H. MacKenzie

J. A. H. MacKenzie

Corporal J.A.H. MacKenzie, Canadian Army Overseas, 22, was killed in action at the Scheldt Estuary, Holland, on October 30, 1944 while serving with the 7th Reconnaissance Regiment. He had been wounded recently and had returned to his regiment just a few days before he was killed. MacKenzie entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, Queen Mary and Decarie branch on February 16, 1939 and enlisted on May 13, 1941. He was the son of J.K. McKenzie of our Montreal, Stanley Street branch.

 
C. W. MacLean

C. W. MacLean

Lieutenant C.W. MacLean, Royal Canadian Artillery, 25, died in hospital on June 19, 1944 as a result of wounds received during fighting in the invasion of Normandy. He was buried in Normandy. MacLean entered the bank at Sydney, Nova Scotia on April 19, 1937 and enlisted from Westville, Nova Scotia branch on December 20, 1940. He was a graduate of the C.A.O.T.C., Brockville, Ontario, and went overseas in September 1943.

 
R. Maclean

R. Maclean

Flying Officer R. Maclean, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was killed in action on January 29, 1944 when the bomber in which he was a crewmember was shot down in a raid over Berlin. Maclean entered the bank at Glace Bay, Nova Scotia branch on May 8, 1939, and enlisted from Louisburg, Nova Scotia branch on October 31, 1941.

 
A. O. MacLeod

A. O. MacLeod

Sergeant Pilot A.O. MacLeod, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, reported missing after air operations overseas on October 13, 1942, was assumed to having been killed in action. MacLeod entered the bank at Standard, Alberta branch on August 22, 1939 and enlisted from Brooks, Alberta branch on February 8, 1941. He received his wings at Dauphin, Manitoba on October 24, 1941 and went overseas in November of that year.

 
D. MacLeod

D. MacLeod

Gunner D. MacLeod, Royal Field Artillery, 39, died on active service in Salonika, Greece on May 25, 1945 of an abscess of the lungs. MacLeod entered the bank at London, England branch on April 4, 1927 and enlisted from that branch in the Royal Artillery (Field) on June 4, 1942. He was posted to the Middle East Forces in May 1943 and was on active service throughout most of the Italian campaign, later being transferred to Greece.

 
J. G. Macleod

J. G . Macleod

Flying Officer J.G. Macleod, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was killed on active service overseas on January 4, 1944. Macleod entered the bank at Saint John, New Brunswick, North End branch on June 24, 1936 and enlisted from Fredericton, New Brunswick branch on December 9, 1941, proceeding overseas in February 1943.

 
E. J. Mann

E. J. Mann

Flying Officer E.J. Mann, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, reported missing after operational flights over Stuttgart, Germany on July 28, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Mann entered the bank at Regina, Saskatchewan branch on June 28, 1940 and enlisted from Carlyle, Saskatchewan branch in April 1942. He went overseas in June 1943, receiving his commission in February 1944.

 
J. J. B. Martin

J. J. B. Martin

Pilot Officer J.J.B. Martin, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, reported missing on May 5, 1943, as a result of enemy action at sea, was assumed to having been killed in action. Martin entered the bank at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia branch on September 18, 1936 and after serving at other branches in Nova Scotia, enlisted from Weymouth, Nova Scotia branch on December 6, 1941.

 
W. H. Matheson

W. H. Matheson

Flying Officer W.H. Matheson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was killed in action overseas on February 9, 1945. Matheson entered the bank at Campbellton, New Brunswick on August 16, 1937 and enlisted from Bathurst, New Brunswick branch on August 28, 1941. He was posted to Newfoundland in a clerical post but after serving there for a short time he remustered to aircrew. After completing his training at Mont Joli, Quebec he was sent overseas in June 1944.

 
A. P. McCracken

A. P. McCracken

Flying Officer A.P. McCracken, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, reported missing after air operations over Germany on July 25, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. He received his wings and commission in September 1942, proceeding overseas shortly afterwards. McCracken was wounded on May 24, 1943 and had just recently returned to his squadron when he was reported missing. He entered the bank at Westmount, Quebec, Greene Avenue branch on July 3, 1939 and enlisted from Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Guy branch on December 3, 1941.

 
C. G. McDonald

C. G. McDonald

Flying Officer C.G. McDonald, Royal Canadian Air Force, 27, reported missing after air operations against the enemy on October 9, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. McDonald entered the bank at Lachine, Quebec branch on February 12, 1935 and enlisted from Montreal, Quebec, Tramways Terminal branch on September 11, 1940.

 
J. D. McDonell

J. D. McDonell

Pilot Officer J.D. McDonell, 21, Smithers, British Columbia, was killed in an airplane accident in Scotland on May 16, 1943. He was born in Hazelton, British Columbia and entered the bank at Smithers on November 7, 1938. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force from that branch on September 15, 1941. McDonell won the Len Waite Proficiency Trophy while in training at Prince Albert and received his wings and commission at Camp Borden.

 
T. R. McDougall

T. R. McDougall

Flight Lieutenant T.R. McDougall, Royal Canadian Air Force, 29, reported missing after air operations on May 26, 1944 when he failed to return from a mission over Dortmund, Germany, was killed in action. McDougall entered the bank at North Bay, Ontario branch on December 19, 1933 and served at Toronto, Ontario, Woodbine and Danforth branch and at South River, Ontario branch before enlisting from Strathroy, Ontario branch on January 9, 1941. He was awarded the D.F.C. in April 1943.

 
A. A. McKiggan

A. A. Mc Kiggan

Flying Officer A.A. McKiggan, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was killed in action on July 27, 1944 while on reconnaissance duty. McKiggan entered the bank at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Queen and Bruce branch on March 25, 1937 and enlisted from that branch on May 17, 1941. He received his wings at Summerside, Prince Edward Island and went overseas in March 1943.

 
R. L. McLaughlin

R. L. Mc Laughlin

Petty Officer Writer R.L. McLaughlin, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, 23, died from peritonitis on May 19, 1945 in a hospital at Londonderry, Northern Ireland. McLaughlin entered the bank at Milden, Saskatchewan branch on August 1, 1939 and enlisted from Plenty, Saskatchewan branch on April 17, 1942. He had been stationed in Londonderry on administrative work at the time of his death.

 
E. J. McAlpine

E. J. Mc Alpine

Flight Lieutenant E.J. McAlpine, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, reported missing in December 1944, after a mission over Germany, was assumed to having been killed in action, April 4, 1945. A pilot and Bomber Command veteran, McAlpine joined the bank staff in August 1939 and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force a year later.

 
S. McManus

S. Mc Manus

Flying Officer S. McManus, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was reported missing following air operations on May 8, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed in action. McManus graduated as navigator from London, Ontario in December 1942. He was attached to a Bomber Command Squadron and had flown on many operations over enemy territory. He joined the bank at Toronto, Ontario, Bloor and Bathurst branch and later served at Kitchener, Ontario branch and Brantford, Ontario, enlisting from the latter branch in December 1941.

 
W. W. McManus

W. W. Mc Manus

Lieutenant W.W. McManus, 25, was killed in action on August 19, 1942 with the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders in the raid on Dieppe. He previously had been reported missing by Lieutenant E. McManus, a brother, who was in the same regiment and returned safely to England. Prior to his enlistment in June 1940, McManus was attached to Saint John, New Brunswick branch. He entered the bank in September 1936 at Moncton, New Brunswick.

 
J. A. Melrose

J. A. Melrose

Flying Officer J.A. Melrose, Royal Canadian Air Force, 32, reported missing after air operations in the vicinity of Naples, Italy in July 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Melrose entered the bank at Dunnville, Ontario branch on July 2, 1929 and served at several other branches in Ontario before enlisting from Hamilton, Ontario branch on May 3, 1941.

 
G. L. M. Mesheau

G. L. M. Mesheau

Sergeant Observer G.L.M. Mesheau, 23, was killed in action on May 7, 1942. A member of the Saint John, New Brunswick branch at the time of his enlistment in November 1940, Mesheau entered the bank at Rexton, New Brunswick and subsequently served at additional New Brunswick branches at Richibucto, Moncton, Grand Falls and Newcastle. He got his Observer's wing at Moss Bank on November 3, 1941 and went overseas shortly after.

 
A. J. Middleton

A. J. Middleton

Flying Officer A.J. Middleton, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was killed in action during air operations against the enemy on August 10, 1943. He was buried at Florennes, Belgium. Middleton entered the bank at Medicine Hat, Alberta on May 10, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on June 15, 1940. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, Accountant's Section, but later remustered for aircrew and graduated in September 1942.

 
Roger J. Monette

Roger J. Monette

Rifleman R.J. Monette, 22, was killed in action on March 29, 1945, at Emmerich, Germany while serving with the First Battalion, Regina Rifles Regiment. As second in command of his section, Monette was covering its withdrawal after an attack on a fortified German position when he was seriously wounded and died while being taken to the Regimental Aid Post. He was buried at Vrasselt Canadian Cemetery, Germany. Monette enlisted in the Army from Embrun, Ontario branch on November 11, 1942, embarking for overseas in September of the following year. He saw service in North Western Europe from November 20, 1944.

 
W. G. Monkhouse

W. G. Monkhouse

Flying Officer W.G. Monkhouse died on December 12, 1941 at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan after a brief illness. He was buried with full Royal Canadian Air Force honours in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Monkhouse had been posted to the New Initial Training School in Saskatoon as senior equipment officer just a few days before his death. Prior to his enlistment in June 1940 he was attached to Winnipeg, Selkirk and Salter branch.

 
Gerald Morris

Gerald Morris

Sergeant Observer G. Morris was killed in action on August 13, 1941 while returning from a flight over enemy territory. G. Morris was born in Westcliff, England, in 1915 and entered the bank at Belleville, Ontario branch in 1934. At the time of his enlistment in the Royal Canadian Air Force in May 29, 1940, he was attached to the bank's Bath, Ontario branch.

 
T. J. Muir

T. J. Muir

Flying Officer T.J. Muir, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was reported missing after air operations over enemy territory on October 3, 1943 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Muir entered the bank at Montreal, Quebec, St. Catherine and McGill College Avenue branch, on October 17, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on July 5, 1940.

 
W. G. Muir

W. G. Muir

Flying Officer W.G. Muir, Royal Canadian Air Force, 27, was killed in an airplane accident on October 29, 1944 near Megantic, Quebec. He was buried at Nanaimo, British Columbia. Muir was an instructor in navigation at Ancienne Lorette, Quebec. He entered the bank at Nanaimo, on April 1, 1935 and served at various branches in British Columbia before enlisting from Port Alberni, British Columbia branch on May 31, 1942.

 
A. I. Murray

A. I. Murray

Sergeant Pilot A.I. Murray, 22, was killed during an operational flight in England on January 19, 1942. He had been with the Royal Canadian Air Force since June 30, 1940. Murray entered the bank at Simcoe, Ontario branch in 1936 and served at several Ontario branches, enlisting from Toronto, Ontario, Woodbine and Danforth branch.

 
J. L. Murray

J. L. Murray

Flight Sergeant J.L. Murray, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, was killed on active service overseas on August 23, 1944, while serving with the Operation Training Unit at Ely, Cambs, England. Murray entered the bank at Guysboro, Nova Scotia branch on September 2, 1941 and enlisted from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Almon and Agricola branch on August 11, 1942. He was buried at Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey, England.

 
L. K. Murray

L. K. Murray

Lieutenant L.K. Murray, Canadian Army Overseas, 25, was killed in action on October 15, 1944 while serving in Italy with the Three Rivers Tank Regiment. Murray entered the bank at Drummondville, Quebec branch on June 28, 1937 and served at Granby, Quebec branch and Lachine, Quebec branch before enlisting from Montreal, Quebec, Monkland and Harvard branch on August 5, 1942.

 
 
M. P. Northmore

M. P. Northmore

Flying Officer M.P. Northmore, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, was killed in action on October 24, 1943 while piloting a Hurricane fighter plane in North Africa. He entered the bank at Toronto, Ontario, College and Bathurst branch on March 20, 1935 and enlisted from Toronto, Coxwell and Gerrard branch on December 8, 1940. Northmore spent some time in Northern Ireland before being sent to North Africa.

 
 
W. G. Oldham

W. G. Oldham

Flight Lieutenant W.G. Oldham, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was reported missing on March 15, 1945 following a mission over Holland as pilot of a Mosquito Intruder, and was assumed to having been killed in action. Oldham graduated with his commission from Fort William with the third highest rating out of a class of 42 pilots. He was subsequently posted to Dafoe, Saskatchewan where, for eighteen months, he was staff pilot instructor in charge of bombing and gunnery flight. He went overseas in October 1944 and was attached to 603 Squadron. Oldham joined the bank in July 1938 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Davie Street branch, and was serving at Vancouver, Dunbar and 17th branch when he enlisted in October 1941.

 
B. C. O'Reilly

B. C. O'Reilly

Private B.C. O'Reilly, C.A.C., 21, died February 24, 1944 of spinal meningitis at Bellevedere Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland. O'Reilly was born in Ireland and entered the bank at Head Office, Montreal, Quebec as page boy on May 1, 1937. At the time of his enlistment, September 27, 1943, he was attached to the Mailing Department, Head Office.

 
 
W. R. Parks

W. R. Parks

Pilot Officer W.R. Parks, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, was accidentally killed on December 18, 1943 when his plane crashed near Lethbridge, Alberta during a routine training flight. He entered the bank on June 27, 1940 at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and enlisted from that branch on July 21, 1941.

 
E. D. Parrish

E. D. Parrish

Sergeant Observer E.D. Parrish, 24, was killed on December 21, 1941 in a flying accident overseas. Parrish, who reported for service with the Royal Canadian Air Force on October 22, 1940, was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta and joined the bank there in 1935.

 
R. S. Patterson

R. S. Patterson

Pilot Officer R.S. Patterson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was reported missing after night flying operations over enemy territory on July 31, 1942 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Patterson entered the bank at Calgary, Alberta, Third Street West branch on March 25, 1937 and served at various branches in Alberta before enlisting from Calgary, Third Street West branch on February 11, 1941.

 
K. E. Perrin

K. E. Perrin

Captain K.E. Perrin, Canadian Army Overseas, 24, was killed in action in the fight for the Hochwald Line in Germany on February 27, 1945. He enlisted from Medicine Hat, Alberta, branch with the South Alberta Regiment on June 11, 1940 and when he proceeded overseas in 1942 he was the youngest officer in his regiment. Then nineteen years old, he held the rank of Captain. In December 1944, when General Eisenhower inspected the Canadian troops in Holland, Perrin acted as Captain of the Guard of Honour. Perrin entered the bank at Medicine Hat, Alberta branch on August 28, 1939.

 
J. A. M. Phlllpott

J. A. M. Phillpott

Flight Sergeant J.A.M. Phillpott, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, reported missing after a raid on Dusseldorf on June 12, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Phillpott entered the bank at Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia on July 17, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on May 13, 1941.

 
W. C. Pickering

W. C. Pickering

Private W.C. Pickering, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, 20, was killed in action in Normandy, July 8, 1944. He was a stretcher-bearer and went to France on the first day of the invasion. Pickering entered the bank at Port Credit, Ontario branch on July 24, 1941 and enlisted from Wiarton, Ontario branch on March 24, 1943.

 
C.C. Pope

C.C. Pope

Sergeant C.C. Pope, 28, died in March 15, 1944 while held by the Japanese in a prisoner of war camp at Hong Kong. Pope enlisted in the Royal Rifles of Canada from Montreal, Quebec, Mount Royal and St. Lawrence branch in July 1940 and was in the specialist Signal platoon of the regiment which took part in the ill-fated Hong Kong expedition. He joined the bank at Sherbrooke, Quebec in October 1935 and served at branches in Montreal, Quebec and St. Hyacinthe, Quebec.

 
W. A. Pope

W. A. Pope

Flying Officer W.A. Pope, Royal Canadian Air Force, 31, was killed in action on May 2, 1944. He entered the bank at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Morris and Barrington branch on May 20, 1929 and served for two and a half years in the Supervisor's Department, Halifax. In September 1936, Pope was transferred to Head Office, Montreal, Quebec where he remained until his appointment on May 10, 1939 as Assistant Manager, Hamilton, Ontario branch. In May 1941, he was appointed Assistant Manager at Toronto, Ontario branch and enlisted from that branch on September 7, 1942.

 
W. O. Powell

W. O. Powell

Flight Sergeant W.O. Powell, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was reported missing after air operations on February 3, 1943 and was assumed to having been killed in action. He was in many raids over Germany and Italy, being one of the Canadians who took part in the 1,000 plane raid on Cologne. Powell enlisted from Toronto, Ontario branch on August 12, 1940.

 
A. K. Price

A. K. Price

Flying Officer A.K. Price, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was killed in a crash over Germany on November 9, 1945 while commanding a squadron in the Occupational Forces. He was buried in a military cemetery in Germany. Price, who enlisted from Toronto, Ontario, Runnymede and Bloor branch in September 1941, won his pilot's wings at Moncton, New Brunswick and was commissioned while instructing at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 
 
E. S. Quantrill

E. S. Quantrill

Flying Officer E.S. Quantrill, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was killed in a flying accident at Dauphin, Manitoba on May 16, 1944. Quantrill entered the bank at Port Hope, Ontario branch on March 15, 1937 and retired from Wallaceburg, Ontario branch on February 5, 1942 to take a training course that would qualify him for enlistment with the Royal Canadian Air Force as a Pilot. He enlisted on April 17, 1942.

 
 
E. E. Rathwell

E. E. Rathwell

Sergeant Pilot E.E. Rathwell, 21, was killed on June 22, 1942 while on a bombing operational flight over the Channel. A native of Carleton Place, Ontario, he joined the bank there in September 1939, enlisting in the Royal Canadian Air Force in December of the following year. Rathwell won his pilot's wings at Dunnville, Ontario in September 1941 and proceeded overseas the same month.

 
A. Renton

A. Renton

Flying Officer A. Renton, Royal Canadian Air Force, 30, reported missing after air operations overseas on July 16, 1943, was assumed to having killed in action. He graduated from Rivers, Manitoba in September 1942 and went overseas in December of that year. Renton entered the bank at Regina, Saskatchewan on October 11, 1929 and enlisted from Montreal, Quebec, Beaver Hall branch on August 18, 1941. He was the son of A.W. Renton of the Supervisor's Department, Regina.

 
A. J. Retter

A. J. Retter

Pilot Officer A.J. Retter, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, reported missing after air operations in June 16, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Retter entered the bank at Toronto, Ontario, Keele and St. Clair on July 16, 1941 and enlisted from that branch on March 19, 1942.

 
J. W. B. Reynolds

J. W. B. Reynolds

D.F.C., 21, killed in action on May 4th. He was attatched to Pembroke, Ont. branch when he enlisted on December 31, 1940. F/O Reynolds went overseas in September, 1941, and took part in many attacks on enemy targets. He also participated in the operations at Dieppe and was awarded the D.F.C. in September 1942.

 
J. J. Richardson

J. J. Richardson

Coder J.J. Richardson, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve, 22, was reported missing after the sinking of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship St. Croix on September 2, 1943, and was assumed to having been killed in action. Richardson entered the bank at Brandon, Manitoba on June 28, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on June 6, 1942. After completing his initial training he was posted to the St. Croix, a Canadian destroyer engaged in convoy duty. Coder Richardson saw action on several occasions before the ship was torpedoed.

 
Roy D. Richardson

Roy D. Richardson

Sergeant Observer R.D. Richardson, 24, was killed in action with the Royal Canadian Air Force in England. An outstanding athlete, he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in October 1940, graduating as an observer. He entered the bank at Norwood, Ontario in 1937 and enlisted from that branch on October 15, 1940.

 
V. T. Robinson

V. T. Robinson

Flight Lieutenant V.T. Robinson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was reported missing after his plane was shot down on March 30, 1944 while on patrol duty off the coast of Norway and was assumed to having been killed in action. Robinson entered the bank at Berwick, Nova Scotia branch on December 1, 1936 and enlisted from Kentville, Nova Scotia branch on December 15, 1940. He received his wings and commission at Brandon, Manitoba in October 1941, on which occasion he was presented with a bronze plaque from the citizens of Brandon in recognition of the fact that he came first in his class.

 
W. G. Roddy

W. G. Roddy

Sergeant Observer W.G. Roddy, 22, listed as missing following air operations overseas, was killed in action on July 7, 1942. He enlisted from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Carlton and Portage Avenue branch, on February 19, 1941 and graduated as an Observer at Rivers, Manitoba, eleven months later. He arrived overseas on February 20, 1942 and was immediately attached to the Royal Air Force, 15th squadron. Roddy joined the bank in December 1937 at Winnipeg, Selkirk and Salter branch and was transferred to Carlton and Portage branch in April 1940.

 
G. R. Roe

G. R. Roe

Flight Lieutenant G.R. Roe, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was killed in action in the Pas-de-Calais area, France on June 24, 1944 while on the fourth flight of his second tour. He had been through a number of bombing raids over Germany and Italy and had completed one tour of 30 operational flights over enemy territory several months before. Roe had four promotions overseas and was mentioned in dispatches. He entered the bank at Vancouver, British Columbia Supervisor's Department on September 5, 1939 and enlisted from Vancouver, Gambie and Broadway branch on January 8, 1941.

 
Norman Ross

Norman Ross

Sergeant N.W. Ross, 22, was killed in action on November 29, 1942 while on occupational flying. He entered the bank at Moncton, New Brunswick branch, enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on May 26, 1941 and had been taking part in bombing raids over Germany and France.

 
J. E. Rylands

J. E. Rylands

Flying Officer J.E. Rylands, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, was killed on May 11, 1943 while on active service in Africa. Rylands entered the bank at Brockville, Ontario on August 18th, 1939 and enlisted from that branch on February 15, 1941. He had been on many operational flights over enemy territory, being leader of a squadron.

 
 
F. J. W. Saunders

F. J. W. Saunders

Pilot Officer F.J.W. Saunders, 21, was reported to have died of wounds on the Libyan front, January 4, 1942. A staff member of our Vernon, British Columbia branch, Saunders joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in July 1940, receiving his commission and wings in March 1941. He went overseas in April and later was sent to Egypt with a squadron of fighters.

 
Kenneth Schaefer

Kenneth Schaefer

Pilot Officer K.G. Schaefer, 22, was reported missing after convoy operations and was assumed to have lost his life, December 29, 1941. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force from Toronto, Ontario, Queen and Close branch on September 18, 1940 and won his wings the following summer. Schaefer joined the bank in 1937 at Harriston, Ontario branch.

 
R. L. Scott

R. L. Scott

Flight Sergeant R.L. Scott, Royal Canadian Air Force, 36, was reported missing on August 16, 1943 after air operations over enemy territory and was assumed to having been killed in action. He entered the bank on July 25, 1927 at Montreal West, Quebec branch and after serving at various branches in Montreal, was appointed accountant at Prescott, Ontario branch on January 9, 1939. Scott enlisted from that branch on March 1, 1941.

 
T. F. Scott

T. F. Scott

Sergeant T.F. Scott, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, was reported missing after an accident during a training flight on the West Coast of Scotland on May 28, 1944 and was assumed to having been killed on active service. Scott entered the bank at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on August 21, 1941 and enlisted from that branch on October 19, 1942.

 
J. H. G. Senecal

J. H. G. Senecal

Pilot Officer J.H.G. Senecal, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, reported missing after an air raid over Stuttgart and Augsburg on March 16, 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Senecal, who had been promoted to that rank about one week before being reported missing, entered the bank at Plantagenet, Ontario on January 17, 1938 and enlisted from that branch on August 28, 1941.

 
R. R. Sheppard

R. R. Sheppard

Lieutenant R.R. Sheppard, Royal Navy, (Fleet Air Arm), 22, was killed on March 22, 1945 while operating from an aircraft carrier in the South Pacific. Sheppard entered the bank at Toronto, Ontario, Deloraine and Yonge branch on January 8, 1940 and served at Toronto, Sunnyside branch before enlisting from Toronto, Church and Wellesley branch on October 15, 1942.

 
H. J. Sherlock

H. J. Sherlock

Rifleman H.J. Sherlock, Canadian Army Overseas, 20, was killed in action in France on September 30, 1944. Sherlock entered the bank at the Office of the Assistant General Manager, Toronto, Ontario on August 25, 1941 as a Page and enlisted from that office on June 8, 1942 as a Private in the Queen's Own Rifles. He was serving with that regiment at the time of his death.

 
L. G. Sherman

L. G. Sherman

Lieutenant L.G. Sherman, Canadian Army Overseas, 23, was killed in action in Italy on May 23, 1944. Sherman, who was the eldest son of Archbishop L.R. Sherman of Rupert's Land, entered the bank at Calgary, Alberta, Third Street West branch on July 9, 1940 and enlisted from that branch on April 30, 1941. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and then transferred to the army, receiving a commission with the Edmonton Fusiliers after taking an officer's training course at Gordon Head, British Columbia. When overseas he was transferred to the Loyal Edmonton Regiment and was serving with that unit at the time of his death.

 
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E. L. Simpson

Pilot Officer E.L. Simpson, Royal Canadian Air Force, 21, Wallaceburg, Ontario branch, formerly reported missing, was officially considered lost on October 15, 1941 in the sinking of the S.S. "Vancouver Island" while proceeding overseas.

 
A. I. Sinclair

A. I. Sinclair

Flying Officer A.I. Sinclair, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, was killed in England on February 24, 1944. Sinclair entered the bank at Antigonish, Nova Scotia branch on May 20, 1940 and enlisted from Weymouth, Nova Scotia branch on February 28, 1943.

 
J. W. S. Skinner

J. W. S. Skinner

Flight Lieutenant J.W.S. Skinner, Royal Air Force, 31, reported missing when his plane was shot down during a bombing raid over enemy territory on June 1944, was assumed to having been killed in action. Skinner spent all his service at Bridgetown, Barbados branch, having entered the bank there in December 1931. He joined the Royal Air Force in July 1940.

 
L. N. Skinner

L. N. Skinner

Pilot Officer L.N. Skinner, 21, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, was assumed to having been killed in action on May 15, 1942 while bombing an enemy convoy in the North Sea. He joined the bank on December 11, 1937, at Yarmouth, Nova Scotia branch and enlisted on October 26, 1940. He was a member of the Ace Demon Squadron and had participated in many attacks over enemy territory.

 
H. A. E. G. Smith

H. A. E. G. Smith

Warrant Officer H.A.E.G. Smith, Royal Canadian Air Force, 33, was killed in action during air operations over Italy, on March 5, 1944. Smith, who was a Navigator on a Halifax bomber, entered the bank at Victoria, British Columbia branch on May 10, 1927 and served at various branches in British Columbia. He enlisted from Abbotsford, British Columbia branch on December 5, 1941.

 
L. I. Smith

L. I. Smith

Pilot Officer L.I. Smith, Pakenham, Ontario, was reported missing on October 6, 1942, after air operations overseas and was assumed to having been killed in action. He was born at Westboro, Ontario on April 10, 1920 and entered the service of the bank at Ottawa, Ontario, Bank and Somerset branch on August 11, 1939. Smith enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on June 24, 1941 and received his wings at Hagersville, Ontario in March 1942.

 
R. C. Smith

R. C. Smith

Sergeant-Observer R.C. Smith, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was killed in action on July 12, 1943 when the Wellington Bomber in which he was serving as Navigator fell into the sea near Gibraltar. Smith entered the bank at Calgary, Alberta branch on June 21, 1940 and enlisted from Turner Valley, Alberta branch on May 13, 1941. After completing his training he was attached to the Royal Air Force Ferry Command and navigated a Liberty Bomber across the Atlantic in June 1942.

 
R. H. Spurr

R. H. Spurr

Sergeant Pilot R.H. Spurr, 21, New Westminster, British Columbia, was killed in an airplane accident near Ancienne Lorette, Quebec on February 24, 1943. Spurr entered the bank at Grand Forks, British Columbia branch on August 21, 1939 and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force on September 11, 1941. He was acting as Instructor at the time of his death.

 
W. H. Stanley

W. H. Stanley

Signalman W.H. Stanley, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, 22, was killed in action in Normandy, June 16, 1944. Stanley entered the bank at St. Boniface, Manitoba, on July 7, 1939 and enlisted from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Carlton and Portage branch on October 24, 1942 with the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals.

 
C. H. Stewart

C. H. Stewart

Sergeant C.H. Stewart, Royal Air Force, 25, St. John's, Newfoundland, was killed in action on July 9, 1942. Stewart was born on January 18, 1917 and entered the bank at St. John's, West End branch on December 17, 1934. He enlisted in the Royal Air Force at St. John's on August 22, 1940 and took his initial training at No. 1 Wireless School, Montreal, Quebec.

 
J. M. Styles

J. M. Styles

Flying Officer J.M. Styles, Royal Canadian Air Force, 20, was killed on active service on February 3, 1945 when his badly damaged bomber, returning from a night raid over Essen, attempted to land on an emergency field in Britain. He was buried in the Royal Air Force Cemetery at Brookwood, Surrey. Styles entered the bank at Arnprior, Ontario on April 28, 1941 and enlisted from that branch on May 31, 1943. He was a member of the 426 Royal Canadian Air Force Squadron and had made several bombing raids over Germany.

 
J. L. Summerwill

J. L. Summerwill

Pilot Officer J.L. Summerwill, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, reported missing on June 5, 1943 when on an operational flight from Debert, Nova Scotia, was assumed to having been killed in action. Summerwill entered the bank at Huntsville, Ontario branch on October 15, 1937 and enlisted from Niagara Falls, Ontario branch on April 16, 1942. He graduated from No. 4 Wireless School, Guelph, Ontario, in February 1943 with honours and completed his course at Jarvis, Ontario, where he received his commission as Pilot Officer on March 24, 1943.

 
C. K. Surgey

C. K. Surgey

Sergeant C.K. Surgey, Royal Air Force, 22, reported missing after air operations over Germany on May 29, 1943, was officially listed as killed in action. He entered the bank at Montevideo, Uruguay on July 19, 1937 and enlisted from that branch on March 15, 1941, being the first volunteer to leave that office.

 
 
George G. Taylor

George G. Taylor

Sergeant Pilot G.G. Taylor, previously posted as missing by the Air Ministry in London, was reported killed in active air operations, September 26, 1941. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force from Calgary, Alberta branch on September 12, 1940 and went overseas in July of this year. Taylor was born in Winnipeg on August 19, 1921 and entered the bank at Calgary branch on August 4, 1939.

 
J. E. Thomas

J. E. Thomas

Sub. Lieutenant J.E. Thomas, 20, missing following the torpedoing off Canada's east coast of Her Majesty Canadian Ship "Raccoon," a patrol boat, was assumed to having been killed in action, September 7, 1942. Thomas was born in Saint John, New Brunswick and entered the bank at our main branch there in August 1940. He joined the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in August 1941 and was commissioned after studies at an officers' school in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

 
D. G. Tinkess

D. G. Tinkess

Pilot Officer D.G. Tinkess, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, was killed in a flying accident in England on January 13, 1945. He was a Navigator with a Canadian Bomber squadron and had been overseas since last November. Tinkess entered the bank at Ottawa, Ontario, Hintonburgh branch on December 2, 1937 and enlisted from Ottawa, Market branch on May 31, 1941.

 
R. W. A. Todd

R. W. A. Todd

Pilot Officer R.W.A. Todd, 22, Belleville, Ontario branch was killed in an airplane accident on January 16, 1943. Todd was born in Sarnia, Ontario on May 10, 1920 and entered the bank at Kingston, Ontario branch on July 16, 1938. He received his wings in May 1942 at St. Hubert, Quebec, and was attached to the Training Centre at Sea Island, British Columbia at the time of his death.

 
T. W. Trewin

T. W. Trewin

Flight Lieutenant T.W. Trewin, Royal Canadian Air Force, 26, was reported missing on April 5, 1945, after a special mission, and was assumed to having been killed in action. Trewin flew as pilot with a squadron in Egypt and was later sent to England for special reconnaissance work. Prior to joining the bank at Hamiota, Manitoba branch in October 1937, he went to England on the Coronation Tour for Canadian boys as representative of the Hamiota School District, being chosen for his exceptional scholastic record. Trewin enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force from Langruth, Manitoba branch, February 1941.

 
R. M. Trites

R. M. Trites

Flight Lieutenant R.M. Trites, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, was killed in action on January 18, 1945 when his plane crashed near Merville, France. He was buried in the British Cemetery at Merville. Trites had been flying a Mosquito plane for some months from bases in England and had just been transferred to a base in France. He entered the bank at Sackville, New Brunswick branch on June 19, 1936 and enlisted from Montreal, Beaver Hall branch on January 2, 1941.

 
W. A. Tustin

W. A. Tustin

Flying Officer W.A. Tustin, Royal Canadian Air Force, 22, was killed on March 6, 1945 when his Beau-fighter aircraft crashed into the sea shortly after take-off from Dallachy airfield in Scotland. A veteran of many operational missions, Tustin received his pilot's wings and commission at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in July 1943. He entered the bank at Big Valley, Alberta branch in August 1940 and enlisted from Consort, Alberta branch in August 1942.

 
 
W. W. Wagner

W. W. Wagner

Flight Sergeant W.W. Wagner, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was reported missing after a raid on Worms on February 21, 1945 and was assumed to having been killed in action. A Wireless Operator, he was with the famed Goose Squadron of Bomber Command. He joined the bank at Napanee, Ontario in March 1940, enlisting from that branch on November 30, 1942.

 
L. H. Walton

L. H. Walton

Flying Officer L.H. Walton, Royal Canadian Air Force, 23, was reported missing after air operations over Naples, Italy on July 21, 1943 and was assumed to having been killed in action. Walton entered the bank at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Queen and Bruce branch on December 5, 1938 and served at several branches in Ontario before enlisting from Kirkland Lake, Ontario branch on November 21, 1941.

 
J. D. Waterman

J. D. Waterman

Flight Lieutenant J.D. Waterman, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, reported missing after air operations overseas in September 3, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. Waterman entered the bank at Vancouver, British Columbia, Robson Street branch on October 18, 1938 and enlisted from Victoria, British Columbia, Fort Street branch on August 10, 1940. A veteran of more than 50 missions over Danzig, Emden, Berlin and other targets in Germany and North Africa, he was awarded the D.F.C. in August 1942.

 
A.B.C.C. Webb

A.B.C.C. Webb

Second Lieutenant A.B.C.C. Webb, 30, was killed in action in Burma on February 19, 1942. He entered the bank on January 7, 1929 at Barcelona, Spain and was transferred to London, England branch in January 1937. He joined the Army as a volunteer on November 15th, 1939 and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry on October 26, 1941.

 
H. W. Welch

H. W. Welch

Pilot Officer H.W. Welch, Royal Canadian Air Force, 27, who was reported missing on February 19, 1943 while flying over the Naval base of Wilhelmshaven, was assumed to having been killed in action. He was a navigator on a Lancaster Bomber in the Path-finding Squadron. Welch entered the bank at Kincardine, Ontario branch on April 10, 1934 and enlisted from Brantford, Ontario branch on October 12, 1940.

 
A. L. Weller

A. L. Weller

Pilot Officer A.L. Weller, Royal Canadian Air Force, 25, who was reported missing after a mine laying operation on March 9, 1943, was assumed to having been killed in action. He entered the bank at Kamloops, British Columbia branch on December 15, 1936 and enlisted from Vernon, British Columbia branch on February 13, 1941. He took part in 24 operational flights ranging as far as Italy.

 
J. A. Wilson

J. A. Wilson

Captain J.A. Wilson, Canadian Army Overseas, 33, was killed in action in Italy as he led his company in the successful attack on the Hitler Line on May 23, 1944. Wilson entered the bank at Toronto, Ontario, Danforth and Dawes branch on May 10, 1930 and served at several branches in Toronto and at Barrie, Ontario before enlisting in the 48th Highlanders from Toronto, Yonge and Richmond branch on March 8, 1940.

 
J. A. Woodward

J. A. Woodward

Flight Lieutenant J.A. Woodward, Royal Canadian Air Force, 24, died September 27, 1944 from wounds received in aerial operations over Germany. He was buried at Brookwood Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England. Woodward entered the bank at Stratford, Ontario on July 18, 1938 and enlisted from that branch on April 20, 1941.

 
G. A. Wright

G. A. Wright

Private G.A. Wright, Canadian Army Overseas, 20, was killed in action on September 14, 1944 while attached to the Canadian Armed Forces in Belgium. Wright entered the bank at Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario branch on September 12, 1940 and enlisted from Drayton, Ontario branch on March 28, 1943.