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John Vernon Davey was born in April, 1918. Davey enlisted with the R.C.A.F. in July, 1940 and was sent overseas in 1941. While flying with the 112th R.A.F. Squadron he was reported missing over North Africa in May, 1942. The collection currently consists of more than forty letters, as well as telegrams, and one photograph.

External links:
Flight Sergeant John Vernon Davey’s service record (Serv/Reg# R74906) can be viewed/downloaded in pdf format through Library and Archives Canada.
Burial information is available at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
A memorial page honouring Davey can be visited online at the Canadian Virtual War Memorial.

Collection Contents

Letters (41)
Telegrams (11)
Photos (1)