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Little, Ashley Lorne (Leading Aircraftman)

Killed in Vehicle Accident 1942-02-25

Birth Date: 1920-04-03 (age 21)

Son of Lawrence H. Little and Abigail M. Little, of Dinismore.

Home: Dinsmore, Saskatchewan

21 EFTS- Elementary Flying Training School
Chatham, New Brunswick, 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
21 Elementary Flying Training School, Chatham, New Brunswick. LAC. Little was involved in an automobile accident and died of his injuries while in the Miramichi General Hospital, Newcastle, New Brunswick.

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21 EFTS- Elementary Flying Training School (21 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.

More information on RCAF Station Chatham can be found here

  • RCAF Roundel - RCAF Station Chatham NB

  • New Brunswick Aviation Museum

  • Museum New Brunswick Aviation Museum

  • 1941-05-15 Primary Location Chatham NB Canada Now the site of Miramichi-Chatham Airport CYCH

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