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Camire, Joseph Edward Philippe Edmond (Sergeant)

Killed in Action 1942-December-25

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Birth Date: 1923 (age 19)

Home: St David, Quebec

119 (MP) Sqn- Squadron
Noli Me Tangere Touch Me Not
RCAF Station Sydney, Nova Scotia
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
Wireless Air Gunner
Service Numbers

1942-12-25: Both engines failed shortly after takeoff and the aircraft crashed, The entire 5-man crew was killed: Warrant Officer Class 2 William Benjamin Edward Bailey RCAF R/87985 KIA Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria, BC Sec. D. Plot 21. Grave 19. Sergeant Joseph Edouard Philippe Edmond Camire RCAF R/55902 KIA Holy Cross Cemetery Sydney Nova Scotia Sec. O. Row 1. Grave 24. Warrant Officer Class 2 Lorne Hugh Green RCAF R/80800 pilot KIA Foot's Bay United Church Cemetery Mactier Ontario Row 8. Flight Sergeant Robert MacGranachan RCAF R/106191 KIA Foxwarren Cemetery, Foxwarren, Manitoba Lot 34. Range 2.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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

Google MapSt David, Quebec
Google MapHoly Cross Cemetery
Sec O Row 1 Grave 24

Hudson BW695

Lockheed Hudson A-28 A-29 AT-18

Lockheed Hudson
Source National Air Force Museum of Canada.

The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force (RAF) shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter. The Hudson served throughout the war, mainly with Coastal Command, but also in transport and training roles, as well as delivering agents into occupied France. They were also used extensively with the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) anti-submarine squadrons. National Air Force Museum of Canada.

YouTube Hudson

Wkikpedia Wikipedia Hudson

General Harold A Skaarup Web Page

Kestrek Publications Hudon - Kestrel Publications

CASPIR Aircraft Groups:
RCAF On Strength (247), RCAF 400 Squadron (2), Canadian Aircraft Losses (245), Canadian Ferried (1)
last update: 2021-12-21 01:36:53

Hudson Mk. III BW695

First assigned to No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS. Later with No. 119 (BR) Squadron at RCAF Station Sydney, NS. Category C damage at Sydney aerodrome at 21:20 on 5 July 1942. Category A crash at Sydney aerodrome at 07:00 on 25 December 1942. Both engines failed shortly after takeoff, entire crew killed, including pilot Warrant Officer Class 2 L. Green. Ownership to No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 28 December 1942, for scrapping.

1942-02-16 Taken on Strength Eastern Air Command 2019-08-20
1942-December-25 Accident: 119 Squadron Loc: Rcaf Stnorth Sydney Names: Bailey | Camire | Green | Macgranachan
1943-03-23 Struck off Strength 2019-08-20

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