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
Black, F. Sub-Lieutenant (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Black, Sidney Arthur Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Blackburn, A.E.E. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Blakely, (?) (nk) (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Blanchard, Phillippe Arsene Joseph Lieutenant (RCN) Queen's Commendation for Brave Conduct. 01/05/1936 (nk)
Blatchly, George William Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   (nk) 29/01/1993
Blinkhorn, David Henry Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) 03/07/2001
Bluett, John Lieutenant (A) (RNVR)   00/00/1920 (nk)
Blyth, Ross Allison Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) 23/01/1918
Boak, John Edward Lieutenant (P) (RCN(R))   (nk) 00/00/1947
Boddy, Andrew John Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) 27/04/1916
Boles, William J. Sub-Lieutenant (RCN)   16/08/1943 02/02/1968
Bolger, Michael Leo Lieutenant (O) (RCN)   (nk) 21/07/1991
Bone, John Turner Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) 18/10/1916
Bone, Robert Melbourne Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   23/05/1930 (nk)
Boning, John P. Temporary A/Leading Airman (RN)   (nk) 21/04/1944
Bonner, Frederick R. Temporary A/Leading Airman (RN)   (nk) 10/02/1944
Booth, Alan Edward Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   00/00/1929 23/07/1996
Booth, Harold H. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Booth, John R. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Booth, Robert Midshipman (E) (A/E) (RCNR)   (nk) (nk)
Borroughs, ? Pilot Officer (RCAF)   (nk) (nk)
Bosquet, Ronald Lieutenant (LD) (RCN)   (nk) 14/05/2012
Boswell, Henry George Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS) DSC. 07/01/1892 (nk)
Bouch, Ian Tremayne Lieutenant-Commander (PLT)   10/03/1928 (nk)
Bourdon, Austin W.J. Midshipman (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Bourque, Charles Alfred Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   18/05/1925 02/06/1988
Bourret, Gilles Roger Colonel (PLT)   05/03/1941 (nk)
Bovill, Robert Clive Lieutenant (P) (RCN)   08/02/1925 (nk)
Bowen, Barry Douglas Brigadier-General (PLT)   00/01/1942 (nk)
Bowen, Peter Burgess Lieutenant (RCNR)   05/05/1921 06/03/2004
Bowman, Ian L. Lieutenant (RN)   (nk) (nk)
Bowman, Irvin Lawrence Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   19/12/1922 03/07/2006
Boxall, Colin William Christopher Major (AR) (PLT)   (nk) (nk)
Boyce, George Harold Air Commodore (RAF) CB. AFC. 26/04/1894 (nk)
Boyd, J.E.D. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Boyd, Kenneth Gordon Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS) AFC. M.I.D. 23/03/1889 (nk)
Boyle, Thomas Edgar John Lieutenant-Commander (P) (RCN)   25/10/1923 (nk)
Boyle, Willard Sterling Lieutenant (P) (RCNVR) CC. 19/08/1924 07/05/2011
Boynton, E.S. Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) (nk)
Bradford, Norman William Surgeon Lieutenant (RCN)   21/02/1923 08/12/2015
Bradley, Frederick Wilcox Herbert Commander (P) (RCN)   11/01/1920 08/01/2007
Bradshaw, Frederick Blair Lieutenant-Commander (O) (RCN) DFC. 11/02/1921 22/01/1979
Bragg, Percival Dean Lieutenant-Commander (RCN)   (nk) (nk)
Brand, Archibald R. Lieutenant-Commander (RCN(R))   (nk) 00/00/1982
Bray, Arthur Reid Lieutenant-Commander (S) (RCN)   21/10/1925 (nk)
Bray, Frederick Douglas Ian Lieutenant-Commander (RCN(R))   (nk) (nk)
Bray, Raymond Earl Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (nk) 15/08/1917
Brayman, Martin H. Lieutenant (RCN)   18/02/1929 (nk)
Breadner, George Flight Sub-Lieutenant (RNAS)   (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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