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Remembering Colin Goss Coleridge

Every year there is a graveside ceremony in Deseronto, organized by Pat and Murray Hope of 418 Wing Belleville, to remember the airmen who died… 302 more words


Surefire - Do you own one?

Surefire! Is the name you need to remember?  Surefire flashlight is the flashlight I got when I became a Sheriff’s Deputy and surefire flashlight is what I got from the Military when I left for deployment serving Operation Enduring Freedom!  532 more words

Military Gear

100 years ago: Carl August Bender died

On this day in 1918 Cadet Carl August Bender was killed in a flying accident near Deseronto. The Royal Air Force casualty card records the following details: 265 more words


100 years ago: life for cadets at Camp Rathbun

Reverend Dr Allan Miller sent us this letter from The Sarnia Canadian Observer which shows an interesting glimpse of life with 89 Canadian Training Squadron at Camp Rathbun for pilots-in-training. 566 more words

World War I

100 years ago: Thomas Herman Heintzman and Samuel Rosenthal died

New York Flier Killed in Canada
Samuel Rosenthal and Lieutenant Heintzman Victims of Accident Near Toronto

DESERONTO, Ont., May 29. – Second Lieutenant T. H. Heintzman, of Toronto, was killed, and Cadet S.

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100 years ago: Arlof David Hewson died

Arlof David Hewson died in a flying accident while training with the Royal Air Force at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto. Hewson was born in Windsor, Ontario, on November 18th, 1898, the son of Frank Hewson and Eliza (née Tansley). 399 more words


100 years ago: Thomas Vincent Patrick died

Thomas Vincent Patrick died in a flying accident at Camp Rathbun in Deseronto on this day in 1918. He was a cadet in 89 Canadian Training Squadron of the Royal Air Force’s 42nd Wing. 126 more words