No. 2 Initial Training School Memorial Plaque

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Municipality/Province: Regina, SK

Memorial Number: 47013-026

Type: Bronze plaque

Address: College Avenue

Location: University of Regina

GPS Coordinates: Lat: 50.4452112   Long: -104.6188944

Contributor: Keith Inches

Erected in September 2000 by 600 (City of Regina) Wing of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association, this memorial is dedicated to the former personnel of No. 2 Initial Training School, who trained in this building during the Second World War.

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NO. 2 INITIAL TRAINING SCHOOL

NO. 2 I.T.S. WAS BASED HERE DURING 1940 TO 1945 OPERATING UNDER THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH AIR TRAINING PLAN. AIRCREW TRAINED HERE WERE PART OF THE 131,500 AIRCREW TRAINED IN CANADA FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST TYRANNY. SOME 40,000 OF WHOM GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF FREEDOM.
THIS PLAQUE RECOGNIZES THOSE WHO TRAINED AND SERVED HERE DURING WORLD WAR II.

DEDICATED BY 600 (CITY OF REGINA) WING
AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION OF CANADA
SEPTEMBER 2000

2E ÉCOLE ÉLÉMENTAIRE DE FORMATION DES FORCES AÉRIENNES

CETTE UNITÉ ÉTAIT BASÉE ICI DE 1940 À 1945 DANS LE CADRE DU PROGRAMME D'ENTRAINEMENT DES FORCES AÉRIENNES DU COMMONWEALTH.
PARMI LES 131,500 MILITAIRES QUI ONT ÉTÉ FORMÉS ICI MÉME POUR COMBATTRE L'ENNEMI, 40,000 ONT PERDU LEUR VIE AU NOM DE LA LIBERTÉ.

CETTE PLAQUE COMMÉMORATIVE REND HOMMAGE À TOUS CEUX QUI ONT ÉTÉ FORMÉS ICI ET QUI ONT SERVI PENDANT LA DEUXIÈME GUERRE MONDIALE.

OFFERT PAR 600 DIVISION (VILLE DE REGINA) DE L'ASSOCIATION DES FORCES AÉRIENNES DU CANADA
SEPTEMBRE 2000

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