Military Service Recognition Book

149 ONTARIO COMMAND HUNT, Keith E. Keith was born in Frome, Ontario on September 12, 1923 and later moved to London. He enlisted in the RCAF on October 6, 1942 and was then posted to England. He flew in a Dakota as an officer navigator with the 422, 435 and four 437 Squadrons. Keith participated in Operation Market Garden as well as other sorties into Italy, Norway, Holland and Africa. His brother, also in the RCAF, had been shot down and was a POW in Germany. After the war ended, Keith stayed on to help bring back troops from Europe and search for his brother. At a hospital in London, he finally found him. He had walked past his brother without recognizing him as he was so thin. Keith was the recipient of the Operational Wings, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp, the France and Germany Star and the 1939-45 Star. He was discharged on July 20, 1946. Keith passed away on April 21, 2008. IRVINE, James J. James was born in Oshawa, Ontario on August 14, 1978. He enlisted in 2008 and was based in Kingston, Ontario. He did his Basic Training in 2008 and graduated as a Signal Operator in 2009. He also served with the D.A.R.T Unit in Haiti from January to March 2010 after the earthquake; at Camp Mirage in Dubai from May-November 2010; and attended the Clerk graduation at the base in Kingston in 2013. HUNTLEY, Ronald B. “Ron” Ron was born on October 10, 1919 in Whitby, Ontario. He joined the Army in 1939 and served with the 11th Armoured Regiment in England, France, Italy, Sicily, Belgium and Holland. Ron was a member of Uxbridge Legion Branch 170 and a Past President before he passed away on April 4, 1976.