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Gilbert, Edward Franklin (Flying Officer)

Killed in Action 1945-March-13

Birth Date: 1915 (age 30)

Son of Verner Montfort Gilbert and Ella Moffatt Gilbert, of Windsor Mills, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Home: Windsor Mills, Quebec

215 (T) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Surgite Nox Adest (Arise night is at hand)
Flying Officer
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
215 Squadron (Surgite Nox Adest). Aircraft crashed.

Canada Source Canadian Virtual War Memorial

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

Crew on Argus (Fairchild 24) Mk. ll FZ786

Fairchild Argus 24R 24H

(RCAF Photo)
Fairchild F-24H Argus, RCAF (Serial No. 699). Flown out of Rockcliffe, Ottawa, Ontario from Nov 1940 until she was struck off strength in Dec 1942.

The Fairchild Model 24, also called the Fairchild Model 24 Argus/UC-61 Forwarder or Fairchild Model 24 Argus, is a four-seat, single-engine monoplane light transport aircraft designed by the Fairchild Aviation Corporation in the 1930s. It was adopted by the United States Army Air Corps as UC-61 and also by the Royal Air Force. The Model 24 was itself a development of previous Fairchild models and became a successful civil and military utility aircraft. Wikipedia

Wkikpedia Fairchild Model 24 Argus

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RCAF On Strength (4), Canadian Aircraft Losses (1)
last update: 2021-11-02 12:59:04

Argus (Fairchild 24) Mk. ll FZ786

215 (T) Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Surgite Nox Adest

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