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PRidingRH2115.jpg
13 airmen in two rows in front of a Fairey Battle. Each man is named on the front. On the reverse each man has signed his name and 'A/C Fairey Battle Course 45A Observers No 9 Bombing and Gunnery School Mont-Joli PQ July 1942 Back Row RCAF Front RAF…

PRidingRH2113.jpg
Ron and his friend at the beach at Ste Flavie. On the reverse 'Tony and myself on the beach at Ste Flavie Mont-Joli June 1942'.

PRidingRH2111.jpg
Three trainee airmen in summer uniform at the beach. On the reverse 'Ted, Cyril & Sidney in summer uniform Beach at Ste Flavie Mont-Joli June 1942'.

PRidingRH2109.jpg
A full length portrait of Ron in greatcoat with trainee flash on his cap. On the reverse 'St Johns tons of love. Ron'. It is stamped 'Mar 1942'.

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a city park with a pond and several people sitting in the sun and walking. Captioned 'MAI 1942'.
#2, 3 and 4 are tree lined suburban streets. #2 and 3 have a group of military men marching.

PRidingRH21050011.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is the Mt Royal Observatory with many pedestrians.
#2 is a horse and carriage for tourists.
#3 is the Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.
#4 is several pedestrians at the Belvedere.

PRidingRH21050010.jpg
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is the Kondiaronk Belvedere with a large flagpole and many pedestrians.
#2 is a large metal cross known as the Mount Royal Cross.
#3 is a view along a street towards the Architects' Building, a skyscraper.

PRidingRH21050009.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is of distant large buildings with a river in the foreground.
#2 is a river with a forest in the distance.
#3 is a view from Kondiaronk Belvedere over downtown Montreal. Several skyscrapers are visible including…

PRidingRH21050007.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral viewed from across the street with passing cars and a tram. The statue of Bishop Ignace Bourget is on the right.
#2 is a view across a small park to St George's Anglican…

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Four photographs from an album.
#1 is Montreal viewed from a hillside.
#2 and 4 are general views from a hillside.
#3 is looking across the St Lawrence to Montreal with the Jacques Cartier bridge in the distance.

PRidingRH21050004.jpg
Four views of Victoria Bridge bridge across St. Lawrence

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30 airmen arranged in three rows in front of an Anson. Ron is marked with a post-it, bottom row, extreme right.
It is annotated with 'Course 45 No 9 Air Observer's School St Johns PQ Canada June 1942'.
There is a second copy, almost identical, but…

PRidingRH21040022.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is four trainee airmen at the top of an escape slide.
#2 is the four trainees sliding down the slide.
Both are captioned 'AVR 1942'.
#3 is three trainee airmen in khaki at St Flavie the St Lawrence
#4 is two…

PRidingRH21040021.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a trainee airman standing in a greatcoat in front of a building with snow on the ground..
#2 and 4 are four trainees in greatcoats sanding by a fence.
#3 is three trainees in greatcoats walking along a…

PRidingRH21040020.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

PRidingRH21040019.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an oblique aerial photograph of St Johns airfield, Quebec.
#2 is Cathedral of Saint-Jean-l'Évangéliste at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
#3 is Ron in trainee uniform and greatcoat.
#4 is a sign for the No. 9 Air…

PRidingRH21040018.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are street views with a burned out house.
#3 is a steam powered freight train.
#4 is a steam powered freight train crossing a bridge, seen from a road bridge.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.

PRidingRH21040017.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a cross. In the background are hangars.
#2 is a cross with a house behind.
#3 is a muddy track with snow mounds at each side. In the distance are houses.
#4 is a road bridge across a frozen river. On the bank…

PRidingRH21040016.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a double fence and a town in the distance.
#2 is a church viewed across a frozen river.
#3 and 4 are two horses pulling a large sled with three or four people.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.

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PRidingRH21040015.jpg
Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a river.
#2 is a city at the side of a river.
#3 is a city with a regular grid street pattern and a river under the wing of an aircraft.
#4 is Montreal with three bridges crossing the St…

PRidingRH21040014.jpg
Four aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across forests and a town.
#2 is a city, islands and bridges.
#3 is a pilot at the controls of an aircraft.
#4 is a grid street with a river under the wing of an aircraft.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'…

PRidingRH21040013.jpg
Four oblique aerial photographs from an album.
#1 is a city with a bridge crossing a frozen river and another bridge leading to a small island.
#2 is two bridges, Honor Mercier, crossing the St Lawrence river.
#3 is the Jacques Cartier bridge…

PRidingRH21040012.jpg
Four photographs from an album.
#1 Two trainee airmen sitting on a fence.
#2 one trainee and a dog.
#3 a line of Ansons
#4 an Anson with an airman standing in front.
Captioned 'MAR 1942' and 'AVR 1942'.

LBennettHW561480v1.pdf
H. W. Bennett’s RAF Observer’s and Air Gunner’s Flying Log Book, from 23 April 1937 to 14 June 1943, detailing training, operations and instructional duties as an Air Observer, Air Gunner, Bomb Aimer and Navigator. Includes bombing and…

PJensenOKL1503.jpg
Full face portrait of a young man. Submitted with caption 'Oscar Jenson. Killed in action August 9th 1942'.
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