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Christie, R.


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Cpl. Christie, R.D. – R-190577

Enlisted 18 September 1942
Took his radar course at Central Tech., Toronto. He completed an advanced course in radar at R.C.A.F. No. 5 Radar School, Clinton, Ontario. He went overseas in February of 1944, and became attached to the R.A.F., Squadron 281. He also served at Wick and Tain, Scotland, then at Aldergrove, Ireland. Christie was serving at Coastal Command Stations. From the stations the fliers did air and sea rescue work, as well as providing the Air Ministry with Meteorological reports.

With airforce training 6 months basic radio and 8 months Special Radar, Cpl. Christie served for 18 months in the Hebrides – a period of 18 months exile. He arrived home 18 January 1946.

A drug apprentice with W.G. Dunoon, Rexall Drug Store, Lindsay, prior to enlistment, Cpl. Christie is welcomed back to this district. His discharge is expected 16 February 1946.

R.D. Christie’s home address is at present Box 14, Woodville, Ont.

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Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Publication:
18 Sep 1942
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Personal Name(s):
R.D. Christie
Collection:
World War II Service Files
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.40012 Longitude: -78.98288
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Christie, R.