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Armstrong, Halden John Cameron (Leading Aircraftman)

Killed in Vehicle Accident 1943-July-28

Birth Date: 1912-December-26 (age 32)

Born: Lindsay Ontario

Son of Hillard Cameron Armstrong and Margaret Edith Armstrong, of Oshawa.

Home: Oshawa, Ontario

4 BGS- Bombing & Gunnery School
Fingal, Ontario, Canada
Leading Aircraftman
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Bomb Aimer trainee
Service Numbers
LAC Armstrong was killed in a car accident at Pickering, Ontario.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Canada Primary Source Library and Archives Canada Service Files (may not exist)

Google Map Mount Lawn Cemetery, Canada
Plot 2 Lot 6 Sec K Block 6

4 BGS- Bombing & Gunnery School (4 Bomb and Gunnery School)

The Bombing and Gunnery School (B&GS) offered instruction in the techniques of bomb aiming and aerial machine gunnery to Air Observers, Bomb Aimers, and Wireless Air Gunners. These schools required large areas to accommodate their bombing and gunnery ranges, and were often located near water. The Avro Anson, Fairey Battle, Bristol Bolingbroke, and Westland Lysander were the standard aircraft used at B&GS schools.
NO4 BGS Fingal Ontario
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