Thirde, Tressam, Todd, Ottawa 1940 Redux

See the footnote after reading this. Andrew Todd, Tommy Todd’s grandson, sent me this picture. The caption on the back says… “Thirde, Tressam, Todd, Ottawa 1940” Thirde could be this airman. In memory of Flight Sergeant William Thirde who died on November 1, 1942 Military Service: Service Number: R/80227 Age: 21 Force:Air Force Unit:Royal Canadian […]

Thirde, Tressam, Todd, Ottawa 1940

Andrew Todd, Tommy Todd’s grandson, sent me this picture. The caption on the back says… “Thirde, Tressam, Todd, Ottawa 1940” Thirde could be this airman. In memory of Flight Sergeant William Thirde who died on November 1, 1942 Military Service: Service Number: R/80227 Age: 21 Force:Air Force Unit:Royal Canadian Air Force Division:233 Squadron Additional Information: […]

Tommy Todd

Who is Tommy Todd? Standing on the wing of a Me-109 Walter Neil Dove collection Want to know more… Click here.  Great reading. On August 20th 1943, Canadians flying Spitfires arrived here from Lashenden as their runway needed repairing. Lashenden was not used again until 1944 when P51 Mustangs flew from there. The two Canadian […]