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Raymond Alfred Ferrier

In memory of:

Sergeant Raymond Alfred Ferrier

May 18, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

R/69665

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

3 (R.A.F.) Squadron

Additional Information


Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Ferrier, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 29 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SAFFRON WALDEN CEMETERY
Essex, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Compartment 40. Grave 14.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1941. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Alfred Raymon Ferrier– Sgt. (Pilot) Raymon Ferrier
20/12/1920 -18/05/1941
  • Document– Sgt Ferrier's school registration card, entered in his own hand showing his entry into North Toronto C.I. in 1934.  He was transferred to Lawrence Park C.I. in Sept of 1936 when the school opened.  He left 29 May 1940 to join the RCAF.  The notes on the bottom are the office staff at the school.
  • Photo of RAYMOND ALFRED FERRIER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Proof of Education– Ray left Lawrence Park Collegiate for the RCAF in May of 1940.  This is the list of his course completion.  He recieved his junior matriculation in 1938.

Source:Whitehouse via Archives Canada & TDSB
  • Photo of RAYMOND ALFRED FERRIER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Ray was born December 21, 1920.  He entered the RCAF as soon as his birthday was passed.  This letter of recommendation is from a friend of the family.

Source:Whitehouse via Archives Canada & TDSB
  • Form– Ray was awarded his pilot's badge in February 1941.  He had been in the RACF just 14 months.  All of his character ratings were 'VG' (Very Good)

Source:Whitehouse via Archives Canada
  • Record Sheet
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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