TODD – William W.

Sergeant – Glider Pilot

Educated QRC; Born 1913, educated Scotland. Lt Trinidad Volunteers/Coast Artillery 3 1/2 yrs; Joined RAF , graduated as Sgt Pilot, served India Transport Command

[Source: CMHA]

605557 – W.W. Todd – Trinidad – attested 7.4.43 – Sgt. Pilot UK 3.5.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

SWAN – Christoper

Flight Lieutenant – Pilot

Volunteer Trinidad ETS, trained at Piarco 5th Course; Flight Instructor in Canada.

[Source: CMHA]

SORZANO – R.M.

Sergeant – Observer

[Source: CMHA]

SMITH – Alst Claude D.

Flight Lieutenant – Pilot – 213 Sqn – Hurricanes

Educated at QRC; Volunteer Trinidad ETS; Trained at Piarco, 1st Course. Served with 213Sqn, Hurricanes, North Africa & 74 Sqn (2 tours), Mustangs, Italy. Nickname “Tigger”. Died by accident 1984. Grandson Louis-Claude Thomas; 759-6530/372-6108 lc_thomas@hotmail.com

[Source: CMHA]

SMITH – Louis R.G.

Flight Lieutenant – Pilot – 92 Sqn, 80 Sqn – Spitfire/Typhoon – DFC

Educated at QRC; Volunteer Trinidad ETS, trained at Piarco, 1st Course; 203 Operations; 1st tour with 92 Sqn in 1942, Flew fighter cover for El Alamein; 2 probables & 1 damaged on 1st tour.2nd tour with 80 Sqn; flew Spitfire IX for D Day sweep; by D + 7 flew mostly ground attack. Re-equipped with Typhoons then Tempests against V1, then fighter bomber sweeps across Gremany. 2 kills, many probables. Awarded DFC

[Source: CMHA]

KNOX – William S.

[Photograph: CMHA]

Flight Lieutenant – Glider Pilot – Born 25 May 1924

Educated St benedicts College, San Fdo; RAF Pilot 1942-45. Glider Pilot regt. Operation Varsity.

[Source: CMHA]

605566 – W.S. Knox – Trinidad – attested 7.4.43 – P/O Pilot UK 4.10.44
166119 – P/O – commissioned 11.8.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

BAIN – Donald A.

Pilot Officer – RAF/RN FAA – Pilot

Initially trained as Aire Op then trained as Pilot. Transferred to RN FAA as Pilot

[Source: CMHA]

605480 – D.A. Bain – Trinidad – attested 28.7.42 – P/O Pilot UK 24.11.44
167015 – P/O – commissioned 20.10.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

[Picture: CMHA]

MARTINEZ – Bernard B.

RCAF/FAA – Pilot

Tiger Moth-Ansons-Harvards

[Source: CMHA]

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