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Offline jbanting

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Royal Air Force member in Ontaio, Canada
« on: Monday 11 March 19 03:21 GMT (UK) »
I am looking for any information on an RAF member named (Ginger) Jones born about 1915 who was posted to Ontario, Canada in 1942.  He was from South Wales.
Thanks
Jim

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Re: Royal Air Force member in Ontaio, Canada
« Reply #1 on: Monday 11 March 19 04:35 GMT (UK) »
Jones is a very common name in Wales, and "Ginger" is obviously a nickname, do you have anymore details.

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Re: Royal Air Force member in Ontaio, Canada
« Reply #2 on: Monday 11 March 19 14:36 GMT (UK) »
Afraid not except his name may have been John, not much better than Ginger, and I believe he was in bomber command.    Tried all sites like Fold3, News papers and memorials.  All the people who knew him are now dead. This is a real fishing expedition I know but have run out of options.

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Re: Royal Air Force member in Ontaio, Canada
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 01:00 GMT (UK) »
From a military standpoint what was he doing in Canada in 1942 if he was in Bomber Command.

England had been at war for 3 years.

Look at politics what kind of agreements did Britain have with Canada etc. if you know why he was there it will narrow down your search

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Re: Royal Air Force member in Ontaio, Canada
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 03:11 GMT (UK) »
Probably with British Commonwealth Air Traing Plan No. 31 Picton, Ontario or No. 6 Mountain View, Ontario.  Most likely Picton

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Re: Royal Air Force member in Ontaio, Canada
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 09:00 GMT (UK) »
His service record will not be online; they are with the  MOD.
Howard , Viney , Kingsman, Pain/e, Rainer/ Rayner, Barham, George, Wakeling (Catherine), Vicary (Frederick)   all LDN area/suburbs  Ottley/ MDX,
Henman/ KNT   Gandy/LDN before 1830  Burgess/LDN
Barham/SFK   Rainer/CAN (Toronto) Gillians/CAN  Sturgeon/CAN (Vancouver)
Bailey/LDN Page/KNT   Paling/WA (var)



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