Rip edited

The war is over for pilots of 403 Squadron and pilots are taking a dip…

Doug Haylett

Doug Hoylett

Cy Yarnell

Cy Yarnell

Rip Rispler probably had misplaced his swimming trunks.


The hell with them!

I never wrote that much about Rip Rispler.

Maybe I should.

Erk Life Take Two – 403 Wolf Squadron “Eating, Washing and Relaxing”

Here are three more pictures from my father George White’s collection showing some of his crew members washing and eating.

The location is unknown but some of the Erks are identified.

Eating Washing and Relaxing 1 

Left to Right:
“Whick” Whickson – Toronto,
Ted Kaplecki – Winnipeg,
George White – Kenora
and ?.

 Eating Washing and Relaxing 2

The Unidentified 403 Squadron Erk Eating

 Eating Washing and Relaxing 3

Unidentified 403 Squadron Erk Washing in a 45 Gallon Drum


Mark White

January 2014