Flight Lieutenant Ron Forsyth

This was written in March 2012.

RCAF No. 403 Squadron

Colin sent me this message.

He had some very interesting information to send along.

Hi Pierre,

I’m sending you a couple of pictures and some scans of papers that my grandfather has been keeping.  

There is a photo taken of him in September 1944, just after my father was born in Cambridge.  

There is a scan of a group photo from the Neil Dove collection that was published in a magazine in the 1970s.  It’s more formal looking than the ones you had posted on your blog.


My Grandfather had a book that he lent to someone, but lost track of.  The one thing he has from that book is a photo copy about the history of the 403 and all the planes with serial numbers.  

There is a list of all the types of planes he flew.

I’ll send these in a couple of emails so…

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In Memoriam – Ron Forsyth

Message from Colin…

Hi Pierre,

Sad to inform you that my grandfather, Ron Forsyth, passed away this morning. I want to say thanks to you for putting together your website. In the past couple of years it helped me connect with him and opened up many stories about his life before, during and after the war that I probably would have never known. He was quite interested in everything you posted.

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