AW(F) Squadron - Saint-Hubert, Québec
From left to right, STANDING:
F/O Jake Haycock
- F/O Dan Haines - F/O Tom Connolly - F/O Laurie Woollett -
F/O HP Osborne
F/O JA Morin - F/O John Follows - F/O Tom
Bogle - F/O Emrys Taffy Evans - F/O JJ Dessureault
Crowhurst - F/O Peter Woodhouse - F/O Bob Eley - F/L Roger
Smith* - F/O Ed Goski
F/O Dave Purich* - F/O Gord Paler -
F/O Andy Horoshko now Hartford - F/O Russ Murrell
Robinson - F/L Karl Robinson - F/O Ron Meek - F/O PB Gillette*
- F/L John Dardier
F/O John Allison - F/L JT Richards -
F/O Pete Growen - F/L Dave Broadbent - F/O Ian Graham
GW Hosang - F/L Frank Neshine - F/O Bill Jewett - S/L Dan
From left to right, KNEELING:
Ledgerwood - F/O Bud Taggart - F/O LL Bastie* - F/O Len Box -
F/O G Hilgenberg
F/O Peter Donnelly - F/O AE Lane - F/O
Roy Lefebvre - F/O Gary Garnier - F/O Jess Eisler
Lennox - F/O JA Provencher
Providing CBC-TV cameras (December, 1960) with:
The A.D.C. Song (Mark 2)
(To the tune of
Oh the throttles bang and the wheels
And the runway falls away.
We climb above the
And splash the milky way.
We'll do a
loop or a barrel roll
Round stars within our reach,
But let a bomber cross our path
And this is what we'll
(To the tune of Anchors Away)
away, my boy, rockets away!
Our plan is to deploy
salvo to each large convoy
Of bombers that stray, my boy,
Bombers that stray.
We'll 'lease our fire power
With a punch that blows them all away.
Now there's another squadron that we fly
And if the job's too tough for them
us they do confide.
Their worthy contribution is a credit
to the force,
We're speaking of the pluckers,
it's 425 of course.
(To the lune of Fly, Birdie, Fly)
Fly, pluckers, fly,
Away up in the sky.
We love to
see you fly along,
Fly, pluckers, fly.
Now listen people 'tentively
To what I
have to say:
We'll only lick the enemy
and narrow way.
Our policy is rigid and good policy's a
If we run out of paper
All our policies will
Lookin' beyond the blue horizon
All I see is
a trail of white Orenda dust.
Toolin' along the blue
At point 82 with a hanging door,
On a couple
of pints of JP4
And a pound and a half
(O Christmas Tree)
Oh ADC, Oh ADC,
Your policies maintaining,
We'll fight the wars
And bear the sores,
We'll be the last remaining.
We had the Clunk, we had some class,
We know some day
our time will pass,
But we'll fight to the end
Cheerio, let us go away and fly
ADC - Hey!
Author: our own Bob Gillet
Robbie Robinson 'MkIII' at the accordion.
right, top to bottom:
Dave Blamire, Taffy Evans, John
Allison, Barrie Mootham
'MkIII', Tex McCheyne, Pete
Growen, Andy Horoshko
Gord Paler, Jess Eisler
Dave Lennox, Lloyd Graham.
How times have changed, haven't they?
Len Sturch supplied us with this
pre-official picture while everybody was still 'relax'!
Along with the following:
"REDEYE" - A
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Must have been a Friday night affair!
'Boob' Bolton, 'Chalky' Leblanc, Bill Ferguson, Ron
Bob Carter, Bob Gillet, Lyle Hall, Jean