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
Reeves, Robert W. Lieutenant (O) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Regan, Charles Edward Major (PLT)   23/06/1936 27/03/2009
Reid, Alexander Daniel Flight Lieutenant (RNAS) AFC. M.I.D. 18/10/1889 (nk)
Reid, Ellis Vair Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS) DSC. M.I.D. 31/10/1889 28/07/1917
Reid, H.V. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Reid, Rufus Douglas Lieutenant (O) (RCN(R))   30/06/1932 29/04/2015
Reimer, Louis Elton Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   03/06/1936 (nk)
Retallick, L. Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) 00/04/1977
Reynolds, Loren Henry Colonel (PLT) Air Medal (USA). 00/05/1941 20/04/2011
Rhind, Robert Alexander Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Rhode, Russel Norman Lieutenant-Colonel (PLT) OMM. 04/07/1943 (nk)
Rhymer, Ronald Frank Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   30/06/1925 13/04/1994
Rice, Frederick George Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   (nk) 16/10/1947
Rich, J.G. Lieutenant (A) (RN)   (nk) (nk)
Richards, John Maurice Lieutenant-Commander (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Richardson, Charles Douglas Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Richardson, Robert Reginald Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS) AFC. 24/02/1895 (nk)
Richardson, Willam Edward Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   23/09/1920 (nk)
Riddell, Raymond S. Major (PLT)   13/04/1947 (nk)
Riddell, Ross Lloyd Midshipman (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Riddett, Walter H. Leading Aircraftman (RN)   (nk) 23/02/1942
Ridley, Cyril Burfield Flight-Commander (RNAS) DSC. 15/01/1895 (nk)
Ridley, Robert M. Sub-Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Rikely, William P. Commander (RCN)   24/03/1925 25/07/2012
Riley, John Derek Lieutenant (O) (RCNVR) CM 00/00/1923 06/05/2018
Riley, John Martin Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   29/09/1921 17/06/2003
Rioble, L.G. Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Ritchie, Hugh James Lieutenant (RCNVR)   00/00/1922 (nk)
Ritchie, Hugh James Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Rivers-Malet, F.A. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Roberts, Brian Edward Major (PLT)   (nk) (nk)
Roberts, David Owen Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   22/02/1927 17/02/2008
Roberts, Douglas Allan Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   07/03/1923 (nk)
Roberts, John M.L. Lieutenant-Commander (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Roberts, John William Commander (RCN)   09/09/1920 (nk)
Robertson, Ernest Edwin Commander (E) (A/E) (RCN(R))   (nk) 25/01/2011
Robertson, Ian Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) 11/10/1954
Robertson, Ian William Lieutenant-Commander (RCN(R))   26/06/1924 09/10/1993
Robertson, John Malcolm Lieutenant-Commander (RCNR) DSC. (nk) (nk)
Robertson, Neil Stuart Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   01/04/1930 05/03/2017
Robertson, Robert Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Robida, Maurice P. Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Robillard, Joseph Guillaume Laurence Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN(R)) DFM. 28/11/1920 (nk)
Robinson, Charles Lieutenant (RCN)   00/00/1938 (nk)
Robinson, Clarence Lionel Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Robinson, Douglas William John Major (ANAV)   17/12/1937 26/10/2009
Robinson, Edgar Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Robinson, Glen N. Captain (PLT)   (nk) (nk)
Robinson, Gordon Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Robinson, Harold C. Brigadier-General (MED) OStJ. (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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