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Martin, Joseph Oscar Albert (Aircraftman 2nd Class)

Drowned 1941-06-30

Birth Date: 1915-01-01 (age 26)

Son of Emilien and Alexina Martin, of Montreal.

Home: Montreal, Quebec

Service
RCAF
Unit
3 ITS- Initial Training School
Base
Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada
Rank
Aircraftman 2nd Class
Marshal
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
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
Navigator trainee
Service Numbers
R/77373
3 Initial Training School, Victoriaville, Quebec. AC2 Martin drowned in the Nicolet River at Victoriaville.

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3 ITS- Initial Training School (3 Initial Training School)

Pilot and Air Observer candidates began their 26- or 28-week training program with four weeks at an Initial Training School (ITS).They studied theoretical subjects and were subjected to a variety of tests. Theoretical studies included navigation, theory of flight, meteorology, duties of an officer, air force administration, algebra, and trigonometry. Tests included an interview with a psychiatrist, the 4 hour long M2 physical examination, a session in a decompression chamber, and a "test flight" in a Link Trainer as well as academics. At the end of the course the postings were announced. Occasionally candidates were re-routed to the Wireless Air Gunner stream at the end of ITS.

Sacred Heart College Ecole Sacre Coeur

More information on the RCAF Station at Victoriaville can be found at
  • RCAF Roundel RCAF.Info - RCAF Station Victoriaville QC

  • 1941-01-01 Primary Location Victoriaville QC Current Home of Verger des frères du Sacré-Coeur

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