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
Armstrong, Earle Nelson Lieutenant (P) (RCNR)   (nk) (nk)
Armstrong, Frederick Carr Flight-Commander (RNAS) DSC. Croix de Guerre avec Etoile (France). 13/06/1895 25/03/1918
Armstrong, George Powell Flight-Lieutenant (RNAS)   05/08/1893 15/07/1918
Armstrong, Oscar Melville Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   06/06/1896 (nk)
Arnold, Harwood James Flight-Lieutenant (RNAS) DSO. M.I.D. 31/01/1890 20/03/1918
Arnold, John Martin Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   31/05/1933 (nk)
Arnold, Kingsley Bernard Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) 19/05/2002
Arnold, Robert Ordinary Seaman (RCN)   08/04/1925 (nk)
Arnoldi, Peter Lieutenant (O) (RCN)   00/00/1923 24/06/2006
Arnott, John Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   15/08/1931 (nk)
Arnsdorf, Hans Otto Captain (N) (AERE)   06/03/1924 22/03/2001
Arpin, Maurice J. Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Arsenault, Raymond Joseph Lieutenant-Colonel (AERE)   (nk) (nk)
Arsenault, Roger Joseph Lieutenant-Colonel (AERE)   (nk) (nk)
Arthur, Harold Franklyn Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   13/05/1896 (nk)
Arthur, Robert Harold Lieutenant-Commander (L) (RCN)   07/10/1925 (nk)
Arundel, Harold Halsey Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   11/07/1893 (nk)
Arvisais, Georges Lieutenant (L) (RCN)   07/11/1933 (nk)
Asbridge, William Bell Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   00/00/1924 18/07/1945
Ash, Ivor Haig Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Ash, Selby Harrison Hale Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Ashcroft, Allan Chief Petty Officer (2nd Class) (RA) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Ashley, Henry George William Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Ashley, Larry Albert Lieutenant-General (CF) CMM. 02/10/1937 (nk)
Aston, Brian Leadiung Seaman (AF) (RCN)   06/08/1932 (nk)
Aston, Harold F. Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Atkins, Frederick Ivor Flight-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Atkins, Peter Heber Petty Officer (2nd Class) (AT) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Atkinson, Douglas Richard Theodore Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Atkinson, Eric Gordon Ordinary Seaman (RCN)   09/07/1929 (nk)
Atkinson, William Henry Isaac Commander (RCN) DSC. M.I.D. 22/04/1923 16/07/2015
Atton, William Petty Officer (2nd Class) (AT) (RCN)   23/05/1926 (nk)
Atwood, James Graham Clinton Lieutenant-Commander (RCN) OMM. 29/08/1929 (nk)
Atwood, William Hobart Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   18/07/1933 (nk)
Ault, Wellington Cameron Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   25/06/1896 (nk)
Austin, Jack Ordinary Seaman (RCNVR)   22/11/1926 (nk)
Austin, William George Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   31/07/1929 20/08/1992
Avery, George Gladstone Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   09/02/1886 14/05/1917
Babbitt, George William Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   05/04/1924 (nk)
Babcooke, Melville Howard Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   11/01/1934 (nk)
Baber, Wellesley Malcolm Colborne Second-Lieutenant (RFC)   (nk) (nk)
Baigent, K.N. Lieutenant (A) (RN)   (nk) (nk)
Bailey, C. Leonard Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Bailey, C. William Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Bailey, Joseph Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Bailey, S. Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) 00/00/1942
Bailey, Thomas Andrew Lieutenant-Colonel (PLT)   05/06/1944 (nk)
Baillie, Dennis Temporary A/Leading Airman (RN)   (nk) 19/01/1944
Baine, David Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Baird, Adam Melvin Captain (N) (CF) OMM. Chief of the Defence Staff Commendation. 21/02/1936 (nk)

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

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