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Carlier, Reuben Walter (Leading Aircraftman)

Died 1943-05-12

Male Head

Birth Date: 1920-07-20 (age 23)

Reuben A. Carlier & Alice Ethel Carlier, of Dagenham, Essex, England.

35 EFTS- Elementary Flying Training School (RAF)
Uno Anima Agimus (We Act with One Accord)
Neepawa, Manitoba, 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
Service Numbers
Died of a reaction to inoculation

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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

Google Map Riverside Cemetery, Canada
Lot 7 Block 6 Range 5

35 EFTS- Elementary Flying Training School (RAF) (35 Elementary Flying Training School)

An Elementary Flying Training School (EFTS) gave a trainee 50 hours of basic flying instruction on a simple trainer like the De Havilland Tiger Moth, Fleet Finch, or Fairchild Cornell over 8 weeks.Elementary schools were operated by civilian flying clubs under contract to the RCAF and most of the instructors were civilians. For example, No. 12 EFTS Goderich was run by the Kitchener-Waterloo Flying Club and the County of Huron Flying Club.The next step for a pilot was the Service Flying Training School.

For More Information on RCAF Station Neepawa see here

  • RCAF Roundel - RCAF Station Neepawa MB

  • RCAF Roundel - Relief Landing Field Eden MB

  • General - Canadian Military History

  • 1942-03-30 Primary Location Neepawa MB Canada Currently the location of Neepawa Airport CJV5
    1942-03-30 Relief Field Eden, MB Canada Location approximate returned to agriculture land.

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