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.

 Page # 43

Name Title Honours Birth Death
Webber, Tom W. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Weber, Leland Joseph Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Webster, H.L. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Webster, Ian Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   03/07/1925 19/08/1995
Weir, Neil James Lieutenant (RCN)   17/03/1929 05/07/1994
Weis, Frank Sub-Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Weise, Glenn Edward Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Wells, James H. Air Mechanic (A) (1st Class) (RCNVR)   (nk) 20/12/1945
Welsh, Harold Raymond Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   06/12/1923 01/04/1995
Wemp, Bert Sterling Major (RAF) DFC. OBE. Chevalier, Order of Leopold (Belgium) 03/07/1889 (nk)
West, Roland George Major (AERE)   06/11/1932 (nk)
West, William David Lieutenant (L) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Westwood, George Douglas Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   15/01/1926 29/12/2000
Whealy, Arthur Treloar Flight-Lieutenant (RNAS) DSC & Bar. DFC. M.I.D. 02/11/1895 23/12/1945
Wheatley, Robert Henry Midshipman (E) (RCN(R)   (nk) (nk)
Whitby, John Patrick Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
White, Bernard Lieutenant-Commander (O) (RNVR) DSC. (nk) (nk)
White, Frederick A.W. Lieutenant (P) RCN   (nk) (nk)
White, Gary Ernest Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
White, J.P. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
White, James Butler Flight-Commander (RNAS) DFC. 07/07/1893 02/01/1972
White, William John Carleton Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Whitmore, Norman Eugene Commander (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Whittall, Ralph L. Sub-Lieutenant (O) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Whittier, Douglas Flight-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) 00/00/1918c
Wiber, Harold Graham Sub-Lieutenant (E) (A/E) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Wickens, Percival Captain (RAF)   04/01/1891 (nk)
Wickham, R.F.E. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Widdop, James H. Commander (A) (RNVR) DSC. (nk) (nk)
Widdows, William Ernest Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   14/01/1921 16/03/1991
Wiggs, Edgar Alfred Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   20/05/1925 18/01/1986
Wilgress, Victor Jura Captain (RCN)   28/01/1921 (nk)
Wilkie, John D. Naval Cadet (UNTD) RCN(R)   (nk) (nk)
Wilkins, Harold Oswald Day Lieutenant (SB) (Anti-Submarine) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Wilkins, R.B. Lieutenant (RN)   (nk) (nk)
Wilkinson, T.C. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Wilks, A.Y. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Williams, David Frederick Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   14/12/1929 (nk)
Williams, Douglas Julian Commander (RCN)   21/07/1921 22/09/1996
Williams, George K. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   00/00/1888 08/06/1915
Williams, James Murray Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Williams, Ronald Commissioned Engineer (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Williams, Victor Arthur Harry Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   (nk) 08/10/1966
Williamson, Albert Clare Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Williamson, John Nigel Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Williamson, Robert Hindley Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   16/06/1924 21/10/1984
Willis, Frank Cecil Colonel (PLT)   08/01/1933 (nk)
Willis, George Albert Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Willis, L.E. Sub-Lieutenant (AO) (RCNVR)   (nk) (nk)
Willoughby, Donald Victor Surgeon Captain (RCN)   (nk) 20/02/1998

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

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