FITT – Stanley W.

Flight Lieutenant

[Source: CMHA]

FARFAN – Ferdinand W.

Flight Lieutenant – Pilot – 601 Sqn/145 Sqn – Spitfire

Volunteer ETS, Piarco 2nd Course. Shot down by ground fire over Crete. Evaded and escaped to Egypt. Order of Leopold

[Source: CMHA]

ATS, Piarco, Trinidad.  2nd Course – Standing: F.W. Farfan, K. Rostant, T.H. Meyer – Sitting: I. Bourne, R. Williams (instructor), Lieut. J.F. Carroll (chief instructor), W. Brown (ground engineer), J.D. Lenagan/Lennigan? (senior cadet) [Source: CMHA]

FARFAN – Esmond

Flight Lieutenant – Pilot – 12 Sqn, 1 Group – Lancaster

ATS 6th Class, Piarco; Base Wickenby, 30 missions; DFC

[Source: CMHA]

ECKEL – Cecil

Pilot Officer – Pilot – Hurricane/Typhoon

Volunteer ETS, trained at Piarco, educated QRC. Shot down in France, evaded capture and fought with the maquis. Died 1990

[Source: CMHA]

DOWDY – Frank

Frank Dowdy

Frank Dowdy, just back from bomber practice as a fighter pilot trained by the Royal Canadian Air Force [photo: CMHA]

Sergeant – Pilot – RCAF/RAF – 150 Sqn – Lancaster

Educated Belmont Boys & London School of economics. Joined RCAF 1943-44; transferred to RAF 1944 to 1947. Trained on Hurricane but transferred to Lancasters; 2 ops

[Source: CMHA]

Frank Dowdy

‘My Lancaster bomber crew’ – left, standing: Frank Dowdy, 2nd pilot/flgt eng [photo: CMHA]

605559 – F.A.A. Dowdy – Trinidad – attested 7.4.43 – Sgt. Pilot UK 24.1.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

DEMPSEY – F.J.

Pilot Officer/Flight Lieutenant

[Source: CMHA]

De VERTEUIL – Roger

Navigator

Trained in Canada. Did not see service in Europe.

[Source: CMHA]

De VERTEUIL – Peter

RCAF – Gunner

Completed 2 tours

[Source: CMHA]

De VERTEUIL – P.J.

Pilot Officer – RAAF – GD Branch – Fare East/100 Sqn

[Source: CMHA]

De VERTEUIL – Noel

Flight Lieutenant – Pilot – Spitfire/Mustang

Volunteer ETS, trained at Piarco 5th Course. Died 1981

[Source: CMHA]

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