Canada’s Naval Aviators (The Nominal List)

by John M. MacFarlane and Robbie Hughes (Revised and Updated 2018)

Robbie Hughes

General Robbie Hughes flying during his service as a Naval Aviator. (Photo from the Robbie Hughes collection.)

This is the list of 2,197 naval aviators who served in the Canadian Navy, or who were Canadians serving as naval aviators in other navies. It is derived from the two versions of the printed book of the same name by the authors which were produced in fundraising support of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia and The Shearwater Naval Museum. The books are no longer available new in print, only on the second-hand market. Now this list is much more extensive than those contained in the two printed editions – new names have been added and a great many of the entries have been brought up to date and corrected.

2207 matches. 45 pages. Max 50 records per page.

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Name Title Honours Birth Death
Gallagher, Peter Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Gallant, Joseph Isadore Major (PLT)   (nk) (nk)
Galpin, John Osborne Captain (RAF) DSC. DFC. M.I.D. (Two times). 17/10/1889 (nk)
Galt, Patrick Kerry Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Gambles, Alan Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) 00/00/1982
Gamlin, Raymond Colin Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   06/01/1940 (nk)
Ganci, Philip Michael Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   29/04/1924 (nk)
Ganong, William Francis Meteorological Officer (RCN)   22/06/1921 (nk)
Garapick, Nicholas Eli Lieutenant (O) (RCN)   23/03/1931 (nk)
Garbutt, Sidney F. Temporary A/Leading Airman (RN)   (nk) 16/08/1944
Gardiner, Harold Nicholas Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Gardner, Jack Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Gardner, John R. Sub-Lieutenant (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Garlick, Ronald John Lieutenant (E) (A/E) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Garnhum, Daniel Graham Surgeon Lieutenant (RCN)   18/08/1933 10/01/2008
Garrett, H. Commander (RCNR) OBE. VRD. 00/00/1903 26/02/1974
Garzen, Herbert Guenther Lieutenant-Colonel (PLT) (CF) OMM. (nk) 01/08/2009
Gaudry, Jean Eudes Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Gaunt, James Ernest Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   23/10/1917 03/06/1943
Gavel, Clifford R. Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) 31/01/1947
Geale, Charles Norman Flight-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Geale, Robert Edward Norman Lieutenant-Commander (RAN) MBE. 19/03/1925 06/12/2009
Geary, Nevill John Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   28/06/1924 15/02/1971
Gee, Thomas Walter Lieutenant (RCN)   00/00/1940 (nk)
Geraghty, Arthur James Commander (E) (A/E) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Gervais, Clancy F. Lieutenant (LD) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Gibbon, E.H. Colonel (PLT)   (nk) (nk)
Gibbon, James Edward Henry Colonel (PLT) OMM. 03/01/1937 (nk)
Gibbons, Arthur Charles Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCNVR)   (nk) 18/08/1986
Gibbons, Robert Allan Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   22/07/1931 (nk)
Gibbs, Hubert James Commander (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Gibbs, Kenneth Lyle Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   14/04/1924 25/03/2001
Gibeault, J.O.R. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Gibson, Eric W. Leading Airman (RN)   (nk) 11/06/1942
Gibson, John Franklin Lieutenant (E) (A/E) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Gigg, Edmund Gilbert Commander (RCN) OMM. (nk) (nk)
Gignac, AndrĂ© J. Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Gilbertson, Frederick Lewis Midshipman (E) (A/E) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Gilchrist, J. Douglas Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Gildersleeve, Roland Keaton Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   30/06/1923 00/00/1982
Gilhen, Cyril Frank Lieutenant-Commander (LD) (RCN)   14/05/1924 30/10/2000
Gill, David Bertram Lieutenant-Commander (O) (RCN(R))   06/07/1926 (nk)
Gillespie, Alastair William Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR) The Honorable OC. 01/05/1922 19/08/2018
Gillespie, Alexander William Lieutenant-Colonel (PLT) OMM. 15/02/1933 (nk)
Gillespie, Beverly James Lieutenant-Commander (SB) (Naval Information) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Givens, Gabriel Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Glen, David Kenneth Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS) M.I.D. 21/09/1892 (nk)
Glen, James Alpheus Captain (RAF) DSC & Bar. Croix de Guerre avec Palme (France). 30/06/1890 07/03/1962
Glenister, John Michael Naval Cadet (UNTD) (RCN(R))   05/06/1936 02/08/1955
Goater, Alan Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)

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MacFarlane, John M. and Hughes,Robbie (2018), Canada's Naval Aviators (The Nominal List). 2018.

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