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Flying Officer Leslie Arthur Boileau

Service No & Branch 3151 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 08 Sep 1921 Commissioned: 25 Jun 1945 Course: 33 Course
Service End: Retired on 28 Jun 1950 Died on 08 Jun 2010 (89 Years age)
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
10 Sep 1946 - Plt OffrNo.10 Squadron Squadron Pilot Fm RAF Amb
04 Jun 1948 - Fg OffrAir Head QuartersDelhi F/O (Ops)
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
18 Oct 1945Hurricane IIDLE302Actg Plt O L A Boileau
1SFTSForcelanded owing to

Additional Notes

Remarks: Obituary Note added: 2010-06-08
Leslie passed away on June 8, 2010 at Abbotsford Regional Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in India, moved to England in 1955 and emigrated to Canada in 1965. Leslie is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Patricia, and by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews both in Canada and England. An RIAF fighter pilot in WWII and a long-time BC Hydro employee, Leslie was also an accomplished watercolour artist. Special thanks to the caring staff in the ARH tertiary care ward. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society greatly appreciated.

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