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LAPC 1 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Mar 49

L to R

F/L Hap Poyntz (RCAF) CFI,   Pte Fred Wagner,   Capt Dave Struthers,   Lt Bill Hall,   Lt Rudy Ulrich,   Lt Pierre Garneau.



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LAPC 2 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Aug 51

Front Row L to R

Capt Borland,   Lt Watch,   Capt Jalbert.

Rear Row L to R

Maj Stewart,   Capt Harris,   Capt Francis   Capt Grace.



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LAPC 3 Graduated CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba March 52

Maj DK Johnstone.



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LAPC 4 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, July 52

Tees receiving his wings from G/C Colpitts (Comdt CJATC).



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LAPC 5 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Feb 53

Front Row L to R

Davis (Instructor),   Waterhouse (CFI LAS),   Stewart (AB)(OC LAS).

Rear Row L to R

Lake,   Walker,   Tscharke,   Baker,   Leggett,   McMorran.

With Auster 16672



LAPC 6


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Dancey (RCASC)

   

Clarence Henry "Harry" Reid (RCASC)
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LAPC 6 CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba

The LAS portion was conducted at CJATC early 53.

Students were:

Reid, Day (Dick), Dancey.

Reid joined the Course at CJATC as a former Glider Pilot.


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LAPC 7 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Oct 53

Front Row L to R (Instructors)

Reid,   Walker,   Stewart (OC LAS),   Leggett.

Rear Row L to R

Hall,   Clinker,   Ramsey,   Coutts,   Kevin Miller,   Musgrave.



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LAPC 8 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Feb 54

Commenced ab initio flying at the Brandon Flying Club (BFC) Aug 53,
thence to the Light Aircraft School (LAS) at Rivers for the remainder
of flight training to wings standard 12 Nov 53-Feb 54.

L to R

Foster,  Annear,  Brown,  Mattocks.

Note: Lt Ernie Annear, RCA, was killed 13 Apr 54 in Auster VI 16680 4 miles north and 1 mile west of CJATC Rivers.


LAPC 8 (Cont'd)


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LAPC 8 (Staff/Instructors) CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Feb 54

L to R

Burt Lake,  F/L Waterhouse CFI LAS,  Maj Reilander OC LAS,  Bert Leggett,  Harry Reid (still wearing Ariborne Regt cap badge).



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LAPC 9 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Oct 54

Back Row L to R (Instructors)

Harry Reid,   Burt Lake,   Gord Walker,   Maj Reilander (OC LAS),   F/O Ken Waterhouse (CFI LAS),   Bert Leggett.

Front Row L to R (Students and graduates)

Claude Thibault,   Bob Barkley,   Harry Hurley (note that Thibault is a Lt and both Bob and Harry are 2Lts).




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LAPC 10 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba

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LAPC 11 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba

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LAPC 12 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba

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LAPC 13 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba

BFC Jan 55. Graduation Jul 55.

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LAPC 14 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, May 55

L to R

Lt Chaplin,   Lt Bill Binney,   Lt R.G. Heitshu,   Lt Lorne RodenBush,   Lt Joe Thibedeau,   Lt Dick Dorman.

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Our last cross country flight was from Rivers to Banff and back.
No, we didn't stay at the Banff Springs Hotel!
BGen (Ret'd) R.G. Heitshu



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LAPC 15 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Nov 55

Front Row L to R

Lamorre,   Charland,   Wirth,   Graves.

Rear Row L to R

Pollock,   Murray,   Clark,   Harrison.



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LAPC 16 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Mar 56

Lt R Flewin (RCA),   Lt FJ Joyce (RCASC),   Lt W Pylypow (RCA),   Lt W Reilly (RCASC),   Lt AD Schultz (RCASC).

Note: Wings being pinned-on by Lt Col McClellan (D Comdt CJATC).



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LAPC 17 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, July 56

L to R

Sheehan,   Gleason-Beard,   Brubaker,   Griffin,   Phil Robinson.



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LAPC 18 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Oct 56

L to R

Foster (Instructor),   MacLean,   Fromow (OC LAS),   Sloan,   Lowe,   Dancey (Instructor).



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LAPC 19 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba 31 May 57.

Gorrell receiving Army Flying Badge from G/C Sproule (Comdt CJATC).

Other Course members were Hand and MacDonald (WGA).


Hand

Capt WGA (Slack Mac) MacDonald RCA


Note: Hand received his wings later on from G/C Shaw (Comdt CJATC after Sproule) as he was injured at grad time and could not attend LAS 19 grad (broken ankle).



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LAPC 20 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Sept 57

Front Row L to R

Joyce (instructor),   Gesner (CFI LAS),   Fromow (OC LAS).

Rear Row L to R

Shultz (Instructor),   Burant,   Taskey,   Panet,   Grant,   Musgrave (Instructor).



LAPC 21


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Hennessy Brownrigg Watt Gass Parker

LAPC 21 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Nov 57




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LAPC 22 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, May 58

Front Row L to R

March,   Boettcher,   Fromow (OC LAS),   Crosbie,   Cooper,   Joyce (Instructor).

Rear Row L to R (Instructors)

Thibedeau,   Schultz,   Musgrave.



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LAPC 23 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Aug 58

Front Row L to R

Musgrave (instructor),   Gesner (CFI LAS).

Rear Row L to R

Jones (RO),   West,   Garlick,   Kent,   Blair.



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LAPC 24 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Nov 58

Front Row L to R

Kennah,   Parkinson,   Hamilton,   Borland (OC LAS),   Hardy,   Muelaner,   Thornton.

Rear Row L to R (Instructors)

Schultz,   Musgrave,   Gesner (CFI LAS),   Joyce,   Thibedeau,   Hand.



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LAPC 25 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Spring 59

Front Row L to R

Musgrave (Instructor),   Thibedeau (Instructor),   Borland (OC LAS),   Gesner (CFI LAS),   Taskey (Instructor),   Hand (Instructor).

Centre Row L to R

Corbould,   Long,   Beament,   Chapman,   Card,   Rochester.

Rear Row L to R

Doucet,   Lester,   Ritchie.



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LAPC 26 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Aug 59

L to R

Musgrave (Instructor),   Saxon,   Maj Borland (OC LAS),   Bishop,   Strain, Taskey (Instructor).

Note: Nethercott is missing due to illness. He completed the
course 2 Oct 59. Hand was also an instructor on this course.



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LAPC 26 (Cont'd) Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Oct 59

L to R

Tidswell (did not graduate),   Bishop,   Saxon,   Strain,   Nethercott.



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LAPC 27 Graduation CJATC Rivers Camp Manitoba, Nov 59

Front Row L to R

Musgrave (Instructor),   Cotter,   Mastine,   Borland (OC LAS),   Bourdon,   Hand (Instructor).

Rear Row L to R

Thibedeau (Instructor),   Taskey (Instructor).


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