Military Service Recognition Book

63 ONTARIO COMMAND CAMPBELL, William R. William was born in Middle Stewiacke, Nova Scotia on May 18, 1914. He joined the Air Force on July 22, 1942 and served in Canada and England with 405 Squadron (Pathfinder), 419 Moose Squadron and 408 Goose Squadron. He finished one tour (25 trips), re-mustered, and at war’s end, had completed a second tour plus two more trips for a total of 52 trips. Discharged on July 21, 1945, Flying Officer Campbell received the Distinguished Flying Cross, the France and Germany Star, the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Bar, the 1939-45 Star, the Defence Medal and the King George V Medal. He was a member of Kapuskasing Legion Branch 85 for more than forty years before he passed away on September 22, 1989. CARNEGIE, David Gordon “Gord” Gord was born in Port Perry, Ontario on October 27, 1923. He enlisted on July 27, 1942 with the Canadian Field Force, #36 Company, and served in Canada during WWII. Gord and his cousin George were sent for basic training and Gord was recognized as a talented hockey player (goalie). He was recruited by Captain Kilbourn to play for the base hockey team at Dunnville Air Station. After the hockey season ended, Gord was transferred back to Manning Pool then was sent to Centralia (near London) followed by the Canadian Air Force on August 3, 1943. He was subsequently sent to Camp Borden, Guelph, Mountain View and Edmonton where he remained until March 1946. Gord received the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal for his war service. He was a member of Port Perry Legion Branch 419 for fifty years before he passed away on June 3, 1995. CARLETON, Earl Neil Earl was born on May 21, 1897 in Kincardine Township, Bruce County, Ontario. He joined the 106th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force on April 4, 1916 and served with the 2nd Canadian Machine Gun Company in England and France during WWI. As a result of being wounded in the upper left arm (entry and exit), he was declared medically unfit and eventually discharged on April 4, 1919. Earl died on April 20, 1959.