Military Service Recognition Book

65 ONTARIO COMMAND CARTER, Ron W. Ron was born in London, England on March 20, 1930. He served as a Petty Officer, 1st Class in the Royal Navy from 1947 to 1955. His areas of service were England, the high seas and Korea and he served at HMS Collingwood and HMS Belfast. Following his release, he was an electrician and studied for five years to become a Chartered Accountant. Upon his moving to Canada, he continued as a CA for the next 35 years. He has been a member of Ajax Legion Branch 322 for twenty-three years. CASKANETTE, John A. A. John was born in Riverdale, Ontario on August 9, 1923. He was employed at the Knechtel Kitchen Kabinet Ltd. before he enlisted in May 1941 at the age of 17. John went overseas in October 1942 and was transferred to the Royal Canadian Regiment. He was killed in action on July 25, 1943 in Sicily. CASKANETTE, Edward P. Edward was born on May 2, 1913 in Munising, Michigan, USA. He came from a family of 15 brothers and sisters and worked as a mechanic before, during and after the war. Edward joined the Royal Canadian Air Force on July 9, 1941 and served as a Leading Aircraftman in Canada, Goose Bay and Iceland. He was awarded the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and the General Service Medal with Clasp. After his honourable discharge on October 2, 1945, Edward and his wife Mary raised a family of ten children. He was a member of Woodstock Legion Branch 55 before he passed away on February 2, 2001.