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A Snapshot in Time from the Archives of LtCol JP (Pete) Harrison RCASC



450 Squadron Change of Command Parade, St. Hubert QC, 15 Nov 68
from Maj Lorne RodenBush RCASC to Maj Pete Harrison RCASC



Front Row L to R (starting fourth in):

Gary Flath,   Phil Blanchard,   Bill Pollock,   Harry Hurley,   Ray Manning,   Pete Harrison,   Lorne Rodenbush,   Jim Kendall,   Jean Filteau,   Alex Home,   Cam Mathias,   Dan Stovel,   Unidentified RCEME officer,   Mike Anglesey,   George Zvanitijs.

In the final days of WWII, many of the demobilized RCAF personnel were transferred to the RCAF
Conversion Wing, re-badged to Army, and re-trained at Vernon BC



Program for Armed Forces Day 1954 at CJATC, Rivers MB








Lt Harrison briefing VIPs on the their visit to CJATC fall 1954 during
the visit of HRH Prince Philip to the Centre.

Lt Harrison briefing VIPs, including HRH Prince Philip and G/C Sproule, Comdt CJATC during Prince
Philip’s visit to CJATC fall 1954.

Capt Harrison receiving the Army Flying Badge from LtCol
McClelland RCA, DComdt CJATC upongraduation from LAPC
15 in Nov 1955.



Capt Harrison’s RW Conversion Course #16 at CJATC in 1956.
Aircraft shown are Bell H-13 and Sikorsky H-5.










427 Hel Sqn activities circa 1970/71











CUH-1H Transition Course Sep 71





450 Squadron Change of Command Parade, St Hubert QC, 15 Nov 68


Outgoing CO on left Maj Pete Harrison RCASC and incoming CO on right Maj Lorne RodenBush.
Officer behind is Capt Gary Flath RCASC.



Officers’ RW Aviation Course Phase II Class 59-6, 9 Sep-18 Dec 59
US Army Aviation School, Fort Rucker Alabama.






Program for Presentation of Wings Parade Course 6904 22 Aug 69 at 4FTS CFB Rivers MB.
Cadet (Sea) Dave Harrison, son of Maj Pete Harrison, received both his Naval pilot wings and commission scroll that day.









Presentation of Wings Parade Marchpast and Wings Presentation at 4 FTS CFB Rivers MB 22 Aug 69.


The marchpast with the Base Comd Col Hanna taking the salute.


Maj Pete Harrison RCASC presenting wings to his son OCdt (Sea) Dave Harrison. OCdt (Sea) Harrison
also received his commission scroll that day from Col Hanna