DEVAUX – Cyril

RN FAA – Pilot – Seafire

Born St Lucia

[Source: CMHA]

605613 – C.A.J. Devaux – Trinidad – attested 16.6.43 – P/O Pilot #31 PD 3.11.44 – UK 24.12.44
167172 – P/O – commissioned 27.10.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

Click on this link to go to a website dedicated to Cyril Devaux’ logbook set up by his son Nicholas.

And watch Byron Reynolds take C.J. Devaux’s military logbook for a flight in the exact DH 82A Tiger Moth aircraft that he last flew on April 6, 1945.

[Courtesy Lars McKie]

WALKER – Mark M.

Pilot Officer – Pilot – Anson

Canada; PO Nov 1944

[Source: CMHA]

605563 – M.M.D. Walker – Trinidad – attested 7.4.43 – P/O Pilot UK 4.10.44
165933 – P/O – commissioned 11.8.44

[Source: NA AIR 2/6876]

A group of colored RAF-officers. Front row, from left: [1] unknown, from Jamaica or Belize; [2] Dusty Miller, from Guyana; [3] S/L Corbett (liason); [4] Ulric Cross, from Trinidad; [5] Johnny Smythe, from Sierra Leone; [6] Vivian Rivero, from Trinidad; (previously erroneously identified as: Mark Walker, from Trinidad);
Second row from left: [1] E.A. Gordon from Jamaica; [4] Percy Massiah, from Trinidad; [5] possibly his brother C.A. Massiah from Trinidad; [6] Vivian Thomas from Manchester, Jamaica; [7] Jellicoe Scoon from Grenada. Third row from left: [1] E.R Braithwaite from Guyana? The rest are as yet unknown to us. We invite our visitors to share the names of any person they recognise. [Names courtesy P.L.U. Cross a.o.; Photograph courtesy Audrey Elcombe, copyright unknown – click to enlarge] 

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]

STONE – Herbert A.

87347 – Pilot Officer – Navigator/Bomb aimer – 53 Sqn – Blenheim – KIA at 22 on 3 June 1943

Educated at QRC; Blenheim T2398 of 53 Sqn, piloted by PO Nicholson failed to return from an operational mission on 7 April 1941. The last known contact was made at 2200hrs on 7 April 1941 near Lundy Island. Bodies never recovered. Son of Stanley and Ellen Stone; husband of Edith Joan Stone.

[Source: CMHA]

PITTS – Jim W.

Pilot Officer – Pilot – 114 Sqn – Boston B2373 – WIA

Volunteer Trinidad ETS, trained Piarco, 3rd Course. Further training UK Peterborough, posted 114 sqn, Marcianise Italy, Bostons; Crashed on take off at 2353 hrs on 15 May 1944. 1 member of crew was killed other three were severely injured. Pitts was one of the “guinea pig” club for plastic surgery.

[Source: CMHA]

PANTIN – Kenneth J.

Pilot Officer – RCAF

[Source: CMHA]

MONTANO – Robert Cecil

Pilot Officer – Navigator – Lancaster – Born 8 September 1921

Born San fernando 1921; educated St Benedicts

[Source: CMHA]

MARTINEZ – Vincente Manuel

Wireless operator/Air gunner – Bomber Command – Lancaster

Parent service uncertain – ? RCAF ? FAA. ? Was with RAF Coastal Command

Same? V. Michael Martinez: Pilot Officer – RCAF/FAA – Pilot

Completed 40 missions. Info from V Gomez

[Source: CMHA]

JARDINE – Edward Warburton

Pilot Officer

[Source: CMHA]

1399240 – Edward Warburton Jardine – Trinidad –

(not sure he was a Pilot Officer – not found a date he was commissioned.  He transferred to the RNVR)

[Courtesy AD]

FORD – G.M.

Pilot Officer

[Source: CMHA]

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