Canada 1943

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Title

Canada 1943
The Flight at the Finish - Rivers Man

Description

One photograph, a menu related to the Graduation dinner of Course 76a Navigators and a card with a photograph.
Photo 1 is a group of trainee navigators arranged in three rows in front of an Anson.
Item 2 is the menu front cover for the event taking place at the Prince Edward Hotel, Brandon.
Item 3 is the inside of the menu with a poem and the actual menu, annotated with signatures.
Item 4 is the back of the menu with a list of the participants with signatures.
Item 5 is a printed card for The Cave Supper Club, 48 Street, Winnipeg.
Item 6 is the inside of the card with a photograph of aircrew and women seated along a table. On the card are the autographs of several of the participants.

Date

1943-09-25

Temporal Coverage

Format

One photograph, one printed menu with handwritten annotations and one photo card with handwritten annotations on two album pages

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

PMooreD16070018, PMooreD16070019, PMooreD16070020, PMooreD16070021

Transcription

[underlined] CANADA 1943. [/underlined]
[underlined] THE FLIGHT AT THE FINISH [/underlined]
[underlined] RIVERS MAN. [/underlined]
[black and white photograph of a group of airmen standing in front of an aircraft]
[page break]
[RCAF crest]
COURSE 76A NAVIGATORS
NO. 1 C.N.S., RIVERS
REQUEST THE COMPANY OF
LAC Moore
AT THEIR
GRADUATION DINNER
[symbol]
SEPTEMBER 25TH, 1943.
AT 7.30 P.M.
PRINCE EDWARD HOTEL
BRANDON – CANADA
[page break]
The time has come. Our troubles o’er,
With hope and leisure left,
Fair Canada’s shores we soon shall leave,
A pleasant niche we’ve cleft.
[symbol]
For Friends we’ve gained and friends we’ve lost,
Through times of strain and toil,
To those we leave some day we’ll say
“Well met” on Britain’s soil.
[two signatures]
[page break]
MENU
[symbol]
Tomato Juice Cocktail
Puree Pea Soup, Habitant
Roast Stuffed Capons
Peas and Carrots Mashed Potatoes
Blueberry Pie.
Coffee
[signature] RAAF
[page break]
[signatures]
COURSE 76A
FLT/LT. BENTLEY, K. H.
[inserted] [underlined] SGT [/underlined] [/inserted] CPL. HOLT, J. D., Manchester.
[inserted] [underlined] P/O [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. BAILEY, P. B., Surbiton.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. BUCHANAN, J., Stirling, Scotland.
[inserted] [underlined] SGT [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. BURDEN, H. J., Stafford.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. CLAYWORTH, A., Doncaster.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. CLEWS, P. H., Newark.
[inserted] [underlined] P/O [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. CAMERON, W. S., Harrogate.
[inserted] [underlined] SGT [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. EDWARDS, S. P., Cheltenham.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. FAWCETT, J. K., Rugby.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. FINLAYSON, D. D., Cambridge.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. HARRIS, P., Glasgow, Scotland.
[inserted] [underlined] P/O [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. JACKSON, C., Stoke-on-Trent.
[inserted] [underlined] SGT [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. LANE, M., London.
[inserted] [underlined] P/O [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. LAWS, I. E., Torquay.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. MEADOWS, J., Newcastle.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. MOORE, D., Croydon.
[inserted] [underlined] SGT [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. PARRY, K. F., London.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. PASCOE, S. J., Kingston, Jamaica.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. PERRY, R. F., Cheshunt.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. PIGRAM, T. F. W., London.
[inserted] [underlined] SGT [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. REID, R. G., Leicester.
[inserted] [underlined] P/O [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. RICHARDSON, C. H., Sheffield.
[inserted] [underlined] KILLED [symbol] [indecipherable word] WHILE ON TRAINING FLIGHT JAN. 1944 [/underlined] [/inserted] [circled LAC. STOKES, G., Portsmouth.] [inserted] [underlined] SGT [/underlined] [/inserted]
[inserted] [underlined] SGT [/underlined] [/inserted] LAC. WAINE, W. K., Preston.
[inserted] “ [/inserted] LAC. WILLIAMS, L., Tudweiliog, Wales.
[signatures]
[page break]
[underlined] ON 48’s [/underlined]
[underlined] WINNIPEG [/underlined]
THE CAVE SUPPER CLUB
CORNER OF DONALD AND ELLICE
WINNIPEG, CANADA
TELEPHONE
28040
FEATURING MARSH PHIMISTER AND HIS MUSIC
ALSO 686 HORNBY STREET, VANCOUVER, B.C.
[page break]
[duplicate page]
[page break]
Autographs
[signatures]
Ron – Happy memories of a certain Thursday evening –
[black and white photograph of men and women sitting at a dining table]
Date SEP 15 1943 No. 9

Citation

“Canada 1943,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 31, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/27241.

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