Photo # 27 – UK – 20288 PL 43241 5/4/45?
A group of pilots of the RCAF Wolf Squadron, who posed for snapshots on a summery March day before their nissen dispersal hut at the new RCAF airfield in Belgium.
REAR left to right:
F/L E.G. Aitchison, Elora, Ont.;
F/O George R. Nadon, Temiskaming, PQ.;
+P/O Steve Butte, DFC., Michel, B.C.;
F/O Andy Birchnall, Stamford Centre, Ont.(adjutant);
F/O A.J. McLaren, Kenogami, PQ. (21 Price St;
F/O F.S. Gillis, Pense, Sask.;
F/L J.W. Gilmartin, Hamilton, Ont (172 Balmoral Ave);
F/L S.A. Tosh, Almonte, Ont.;
F/L T.S. Todd, Hamilton, Ont (20 Part St. S);
WO1 George V. Boudreau, Lower Wedgeport, Yarmouth City, N.S. (Missing)
Front: Sgt R.C. Neitz, Framingham USA;
F/O A.V.R. Sainsbury Toronto (106 Lyton Blvd);
F/O David Leslie, Halifax (288 Goddington St);
F/L W.N. Dove, Sarnia, (329 South Mitten St);
F/O John Robert Baker, North Markham, On;
F/L C.J. Tomlinson, Toronto (10 Tichester Rd);
P/O Harold Byrd, Tulsa, Okla (317 West 11th St.) Missing.
On motorbike, F/L Reg Morris, Windsor Ont (547 Brock)
I believe this picture is part of a series of pictures taken late March 1945. On one of the shots Mac Reeves (arrow) is seen next to Bob Shannon.
Mac would die on March 28th, 1945.