02 June 2013

Remembering John William Birdwood MacKenzie (1919-2013)

Alexandria Egypt - Sept 1944

Enlisted No 2 as Navigator
No.1 AOS Malton, Ontario, Canada
No.1 BGS Jarvis, Ontario, Canada
No.2 ANS Pennfield Ridge, New Brunswick, Canada
No.3 PRC Bournemouth, U.K.
No.1 OTU, Silloth, U.K.
First Operation, Germany
459 Squadron till 2.11.1943
No.1 METS – El Ballah – Bombing Leaders Course
Ahqem Bombing Leader till 3.7.44.
No.7 OUT, Tocumwal, Australia, Liberators
No.23 Squadron, Nth.Australia
No.21 Squadron, Moroai till 8.2.46.

11 January 2013

Remembering Cpl. George Richardson (1921-2013)

Cpl. George D Richard, RCAF Wreath (24 July 2011)
Peacefully at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen NB on January 11, 2013, Mr. George Donovan Richardson, husband of Mrs. Charlotte (Mitchell) Richardson of Lambert’s Cove NB. Born at Deer Island NB on March 13, 1921, he was the son of the late Audley and Ruby (Stuart) Richardson. A loving husband, father and uncle, George is survived by his wife, Charlotte, one son, Paul Richardson of Fredericton NB and by several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, Audley and Ruby, he was predeceased by one son, Mark Richardson, one brother, Lawrence Richardson and by one sister, Geraldine Gardiner.

Prior to his retirement, George was a self employed Fisherman. He was a veteran of the Second World War having served with the Royal Canadian Air Force in England. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

As keeping with George’s request, there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at the Fairhaven Community Cemetery at Calder’s Head NB in the spring. In George’s memory, donations to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home & Crematorium, 26 Portage Street, St. George, NB.

SOURCE: St. George Funeral Home website.