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.

2197 matches. 44 pages. Max 50 records per page.

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Name Title Honours Birth Death
Nowell, David Commander (RCN)   12/07/1929 (nk)
Nowlan, Joseph Robert Lieutenant-Commander (LD) (RCN)   08/04/1922 (nk)
Nurse, Lewis W. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
O'Brien, Larry Anthony Captain (AR) (PLT)   21/12/1939 (nk)
O'Brien, William John Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
O'Connell, Cornelius Joseph Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
O'Connor, Michael John Francis Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   13/06/1930 19/10/1996
O'Donnell, R. Denis G. Lieutenant-Commander (E) (RCN)   02/23/1920 (nk)
O'Hallaran, R.D. Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
O'Halloran, Conrnelius Desmond Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
O'Loughlin, Harry Merrick Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS) Brought to the Notice of the Secretary of State for Air in Respect of Valuable Service (nk) (nk)
O'Neil, Robert Christie Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   00/00/1927 09/04/1953
O'Regan, Joseph Walter Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCN(R))   00/00/1934 15/06/2017
O'Rourke, B.J. Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Ogden, Norman James Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   13/11/1930 23/11/1963
Oliphant, David Alexander Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   00/09/1934 (nk)
Oliphant, Thomas Alexander Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) 00/00/1945
Oliver, Henry Dudgeon Surgeon Commander (P) (RCN)   05/07/1927 07/12/1972
Ollson, George Leroy Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Olmstead, Byron Lance Major (PLT) Chief of Defence Staff Commendation. 07/07/1939 (nk)
Olson, Charles Albert Lieutenant (O) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Orchard, W.E. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) 03/06/1917
Orr, John Lewis Colonel (PLT)   (nk) (nk)
Ouellette, Richard Henri Lieutenant (RCN)   13/08/1941 (nk)
Ough, John Flying Officer (RCAF(R))   (nk) (nk)
Owen, Richard Francis Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   00/00/1937 13/06/1960
Owen, Wilfred A. Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) 27/05/1945
Owers, Clifford Lieutenant-Commander (L) (RCN)   24/08/1924 23/01/2018
Oxholm, Bendt Alexander O'Neil Brigadier-General (PLT) CMM. 04/09/1930 (nk)
Page, F. Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Page, H.J. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Page, John Albert Flight-Lieutenant (RNAS)   11/07/1893 22/07/1917
Page, Leonard Francis Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   12/02/1915 (nk)
Page, Michael Henry Elvey Commander (RCN)   22/07/1923 (nk)
Papple, Leonard D. Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Paquette, Joseph Gilmore Lieutenant-Colonel (PLT)   28/09/1942 (nk)
Park, James Anthony Lieutenant (E) (A/E) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Parker, Kenneth W. Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) 30/12/1944
Parker, L.H. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Paterson, Henry S. Leading Airman (RN)   (nk) 11/06/1942
Paterson, William Cameron Lieutenant (LD) (RCN)   20/02/1929 (nk)
Paton, James Weldon Lieutenant-Commander (RCN(R))   00/00/1931 (nk)
Patrick, William Forbes Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Patterson, James Dyck Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   00/00/1893 00/00/1972
Patterson, Lawrence Michael Lieutenant-Commander (E) (A/E) (RCN)   28/01/1922 (nk)
Patton, Cyril George Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   00/00/1924 28/03/1989
Pawson, Donald Hugh Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR) M.I.D. (nk) (nk)
Payne, Julien Howard Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Peace, William James Flight Lieutenant (RNAS) DFC. 14/08/1893 (nk)
Peacocke, Douglas Dennison Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   10/01/1924 19/12/2000

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

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