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This update page details major modifications made to the web site since its inception. Update links will be posted on the Home page. There are no links on this page but you can still use the search box above to go to the news related to a name or event. Ensure you check the 427 only search box.

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2017 additions and updates.

  • Update ROAR link
  • An email from Dan Dempsey- The Sarnia Golden Hawk
  • Added Updated Cenotaph Brochure
  • Ed McKeogh photo album added
  • Posted some 1959 maps
  • Modified 427 Green Book into Chapters to load faster
  • Modified ROAR selection for printing

2016 additions and updates.

  • several minor updates
  • Another chapter of Vern White's book added
  • F/L R.J. Hayhurst added to Remember page
  • Adding more chapters to Vern White's book
  • Missing casuality added to 24 March 1944 ops log
  • Added another reference link to W/C Burside's Remember page
  • John McCrae's War, an NFB video for November 11
  • 2016 October ROAR
  • AFA's Cenotaph Fund Raising appeal
  • SPAADS report and photos by Dick Dunn
  • Added "Green Book"
  • 2016 SPAADS reunion video
  • Added F86 Photos_See 427 History/F86
  • link updates and other edits
  • Claude LaFrance obituary added
  • 427 Sqn. aircrew names 1942-1970
  • Minor editing changes
  • Memorial fund raising information
  • 2016 Change of Command from L/Col Jeff Orr to L/Col Clay Rook
  • Biography updated for Major General Christian Drouin
  • CF-104 Starfighter article added
  • Updated CF-104 page, added photos
  • Recently notified obituaries,see front page side bar
  • Final 2015 Treasurer's Report
  • Spring ROAR, Volume 3 Issue 3
  • Recently notified obituaries, see front page side bar

2015 additions and updates.

  • Recently notified obituary for Ken Williams
  • Squadron Information regarding the 2016 Gathering of Lions
  • Recently notified obituary for Roy Newman, R211930
  • Recently notified obituary for James Gordon Joy, John Smart, Chet Randall, Don Buchanan, Doug Nicholson
  • Recently notified obituary for Robert John (Bob) Macaulay, Ernest Wood, Howell Young
  • Recently notified obituary for James Thomas Head
  • New Treasurer & address change
  • New Tax Deduction information
  • 2014 Revised Financial Report
  • Sask retires as Treasurer
  • Peter Moyer obituary
  • 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain - Ottawa
  • 427 WW II Ops Orders by Weldon Moffatt
  • Sgt Ed Carter_Edwards - Buchenwald POW - His story
  • 2014 Finance added
  • ROAR Volume 3 #2
  • Update membership lists
  • Additional obituaries
  • John Shute obituary
  • Honouray Colonel Delbert Lippert biography added
  • Defence Connexion
  • LegionConnect message
  • Gathering of Lions - 2015
  • Colonel (R) Rick McLaughlin biography

2014 additions and updates.

  • ROAR November 2014
  • Added Site Map
  • Gordon Ockwell & Nickolaus Mulikow obituaries added
  • New ROAR editor Dean Black welcomed
  • Tiny Barnett obituary
  • SPAADS reunion 2014, Victoria,B.C.
  • John Jackaman story added to Helicopter file
  • Biography of new CO at 427
  • Al McMullan obituary
  • Rob Robichaud obituary
  • Jim Pugh obituary
  • The Bud Foxton Story
  • ROAR - April 2014
  • Weldon Moffatt's file went public
  • D-Day & Normandy Vets notice to travel for anniversary
  • Added latest obits
  • Financial Report - 2013
  • Norm McSween's CF-104 Album
  • Cold Warriors - The Story of a Starfighter Mission

2013 additions and updates.

  • Sabre photos added
  • Membership list updated and Lost Trails incorporated. Lost Trails page cancelled.
  • Aircrew Remembered added to Links
  • WW II Photos from Leeming, courtesy of Jim Craik
  • Photos from Air Division from Bud White and Jim Craik
  • Veterans who took part in D-Day-New medal See page 1 or News
  • Added Membership Application to Page 1
  • ROAR November 2013
  • Links page updated
  • Passing of W/C Pat Higgs
  • add to Remember page
  • Passing of W/C Bob Middlemiss
  • Kaathoven Memorial
  • Modifed Lost Trails, Remember
  • ROAR April 2013
  • Lost Trails
  • 2012 Financial Report
  • Video of the Adoption of 427 Squadron by MGM - 1943
  • Video of W/C D.R. (Doc) Payne - RCAF Career - Part 1
  • Photos and Videos of the Celebration of Life for Jack Frazer

2012 additions and updates.

  • Jack Frazer obituary
  • Don Buckler obituary
  • ROAR November 2012
  • Gathering of the Lions - 2012 -70th Anniversary
  • Photos of the Bomber Command Memorial ceremony. Compliments of Harry Winter and Son- July
  • Video of Canadian veterans and the Bomber Command Memorial ceremony - July
  • Don Laidler obituary - April
  • Chester Hull obituary - April
  • Membership list added - March
  • Reg Smith obituary - March
  • Membership Directory - February
  • Membership & Finance - 2012 February
  • Mynarski Memorial Lancaster Flight Video February
  • Spitfire Mark 1 Restoration- February
  • "Beer Carrying" Spitfires - February
  • My Flight to Malta by W/C(Ret.) Bob Middlemiss - February
  • Interview Video of H/Col Bob Middlemiss - February
  • Testimonial for H/Col Bob Middlemiss - February
  • Added 434 Squadron (WW II) link & updated Jack Milner's latest to 422 Squadron - February
  • Added "Great Escape Tunnel Found" - February
  • Vern White's book being added(12 units out of 23)to Bio/Book/Story - January
  • Add "The Story of Flight Lieutenant George Theodore Berg" - January
  • Add "Two Lads from Weyburn" story - January
  • Add Alex "Lou" Fellner"s wartime crash - January
  • Update Lost Trails list - January
  • Google Translation option added - January
  • Add bio for Joe Burns - January
  • Add link to 422 Squadron site - January
  • Recode Alan Todd's bio - January

2011 additions and updates.

  • Doc Payne Story(CO 427, 1959-60) added - December
  • Vern White's book being added (8 units out of 23)to Bio/Book/Story - December
  • G/C Dudley Burnside pictures added - December
  • Remembrance day activities with Hon. Col. Bob Middlemiss - December
  • Len Pratt's obit added- December
  • Emil Zuber's obit added- December
  • re_worked and expanded Bio/Book/Story- November
  • Interesting Links added- October
  • October 2011 ROAR added - October
  • Yellow Wings brochure - September
  • 2011 GOL notification added - September
  • Added photos of Bob attending and speaking at Buzz Beurling dedication - September
  • Added 427 Squadron Commanding Officers from 1942 to 1970 - August
  • More monthly War Diary and Operations Log files modified to document format from scanned pages - July
  • Added Bob Ayres & Sam Firth obituaries - June
  • Added two newspaper articles covering Camp Borden tribute and museum to honour W/C Bob Middlemiss - June
  • Belatedly added Canadian Starfighter Association Link - June
  • Added/deleted Links - May
  • Camp Borden Tribute to Hon/Col Bob Middlemiss - May
  • ROAR added - March
  • Generic Sabre booklet added - March
  • Canadair Sabre 6 Handbook added - March
  • All monthly wartime logs completed - March
  • June, August, October, November, December 1944 wartime monthly logs completed - February
  • March, April, May 1945 wartime monthly log completed - February
  • Globe and Mail Obituary for W/C Pete St. Louis - February
  • February 1945 wartime monthly log completed - February
  • Finance and Membership Update - January
  • January 1945 wartime monthly log - January

2010 additions and updates.

  • Pete St. Louis obituary - December
  • Memoirs - November
  • Google site and web search to each main page - November
  • More videos accessed from Home, News - November
  • "The Middlemiss Video" accessed from Home or Biographies (About Us) - November
  • "The Vogan File"(material from son) accessed from the obit - November
  • GOL 2010 Report into news - November
  • Biographies now available from About Us - November
  • Photo of W/C St. Louis and W/C Middlemiss on handover of 427 Diary - October
  • 1960 3 (F) Wing, Zweibrucken, Germany Information Booklet - October
  • All course photos from Sabre OTU at Chatam, N.B. - September
  • Ted Hessel ~1960 Photos from 3 Wing - September
  • Wartime logs from November,1942 to May,1944 now in new colours. - September
  • Keith Rattew 1986 Photos from 427 SPAADS reunion in Vancouver - September
  • Pictures regarding Spitfire gift for Bob Middlemiss - September
  • Biography and pictures on the ocassion of HCol Middlemiss's 90th birthday - August
  • Article from Col. Christian Drouin, Wing Commander, Kandahar - July
  • Pictures from memorial unveiling for the crew of Halifax LV836 - May
  • Modified Home intro - May
  • March 2010 ROAR - March
  • 427 SOAS Official web site link - March
  • New links-see Home page - February
  • Changed web design & colour - January

2009 additions and updates

  • GOL 2009 Report(Dec. 2009)
  • 67th anniversary Booklet - GOL 2009(Nov. 2009)
  • New search engine added(Oct. 2009)
  • Added ROAR October 2009/Lost Trails(Oct. 2009)
  • New ROAR mailed on October 20, 2009
  • Added GOL Poster 2009(Sep 2009)
  • Added "Sick List"(May 2009)
  • Family Reunion at Crash Site (June 2009)
  • Comox- 100 years of Flight in Canada(May 2009)
  • Update Membership/Finance(Apr.2009)
  • Added new link, minor changes(Apr.2009)
  • April 1944 log finished(Mar.2009)
  • Changed layout/added search(Mar.2009)
  • Added time and temperature icons- (Jan.2009)
  • Added Mar.1944 to WW 11 file - (Jan.2009)
  • Updated Lost Trails (under News) - (Jan.2009)

2008 additions and updates

  • Added Jan. & Feb. 1944 to WW 11 file - (Nov.2008)
  • Un-inserting finger so ENTER now works - (Nov.2008)
  • ROAR Issue 4 included - (Oct.2008)
  • 66th GOL Invitation in NEWS - (Sep. 2008)
  • ROAR Issue 3 included - (Sep.2008
  • 427 SPAADS at Quebec in NEWS - (Sep.2008)
  • Re-designed web site - (Sep. 2008)
 

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