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Betts, B.

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Flight Sgt. Bruce Betts is Missing

Had Completed 30 Operational Flights Over Enemy Territory – Well Known Lindsay Boy.

Flt. Sgt. Bruce George Belts, well known Lindsay boy and son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Betts, 17 Bond St., is missing following air operations on July 29, according to word received by his parents yesterday.

A graduate of L.C.I. and well known in local sporting circles, particularly in hockey, Bruce has been overseas since June 1943 and had completed his thirty operational flights over enemy territory. He had planned on taking a trip to Scotland on furlough after completing a few more trips for good measure before switching off unto instructional duty for a time.

Flt. Sgt. Betts received his wings at St. John's Quebec and was attached to the Alouette Squadron overseas. He is 24 years of age.

In addition to Flt. Sgt. Bruce, three other members of the Betts family are serving in the armed forces, they are: Pilot Officer Wallace Betts, two years overseas, Donald, in training in Chatham N.B. with the R.C.A.F. and John Stanley, with the Canadian Army Ordnance Division at Camp Utopia, N.B.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Watchful Warder
Date of Publication:
3 Aug 1944
Personal Name(s):
Bruce Betts ; Arthur Betts ; Wallace Betts ; Donald Betts ; John Stanley Betts
World War II Service Files
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.3588347353107 Longitude: -78.738438994751
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Betts, B.