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
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
Pearce, Arthur Henry Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS) DFC. 21/02/1886 (nk)
Pearsons, Donald G.L. Captain (PLT) Air Commander's Commendation 21/11/1946 (nk)
Peberdy, W.H. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Peck, (Mr.) Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Peck, H.A. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Peck, Trevor A. Lieutenant-Commander (O) (RAN)   (nk) (nk)
Peever, Leslie Fry Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   (nk) 18/02/1950
Pelling, David A. Lieutenant (A) (RN)   (nk) (nk)
Pells, "Red" Lieutenant (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Pelly, John Kenneth Lieutenant (RN)   14/11/1923 (nk)
Peplar, Richard Douglas Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   06/04/1923 (nk)
Pepper, Richard G. Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Percy, Arthur Montague Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   17/04/1926 06/03/2015
Perrault, David G. Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Perrault, Donald Joseph Mitchell Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Perreault, Hector C. Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Perrin, John Draper Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   27/04/1915 19/11/1992
Peters, Arthur D. Lieutenant (L) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Peters, Desmond John Squadron-Leader (RCAF)   04/02/1925 (nk)
Peters, Richard Arthur Lieutenant (SD) (RN) SBStJ. 26/02/1928 (nk)
Peterson, J.F. Lieutenant (USN)   (nk) (nk)
Philley, James Clement Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCN(R))   (nk) 08/02/1946
Phillips, Adrian Lieutenant-Commander (A/E) (E) (RCN)   26/11/1923 22/12/1987
Phillips, Alan MacMillan Lieutenant (RFC) DFC. 24/01/1898 (nk)
Phillips, Duncan R. Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Phillips, Raymond Captain (RCN) M.I.D. Malta 50th Anniversary George Cross Medal (Malta); 12/11/1921 03/02/2014
Phillips, William Michael Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   (nk) 13/09/1950
Pickering, Harold Lewis Lieutenant-Commander (O) (RCN)   06/11/1922 (nk)
Pickles, Sydney Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   17/06/1894 23/11/1975
Pinfold, Michael Eric Major (PLT)   01/09/1942 (nk)
Pinhey, Godfrey Frankel Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) 15/03/1996
Pitt, George Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Pitt, Michael John Commander (E) (A/E) (L) (RN)   (nk) (nk)
Plater, George C. Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Plawski, George Eugene Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   16/07/1934 (nk)
Plaxton, Donald G. Lieutenant (A) (RN)   (nk) (nk)
Plaxton, James Roger Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Plews, William Lieutenant (A) (RN)   (nk) 00/00/1950
Plotkins, Phillip Joseph Albert Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) 17/04/1952
Plummer, Steven Beecher Lieutenant (RFC) He was "Brought to the Notice of the Secretary of State for Air in Respect of Valuable Service" 26/03/1894 (nk)
Poirier, Charles Frederick Lieutenant-Colonel (PLT) (CF)   (nk) 08/06/2016

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

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