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Gordon Thomas Kingswood
P/O Gordon Thomas Kingswood, son of Mr. Arthur Kingswood, 84 Gilkison St., and the late Mrs. Kingswood, was the victim of a flying accident at Patricia Bay, B.C., and lost his life on February 12, 1945. His body was escorted to Brantford and he was buried with full R.C.A.F. honors in Greenwood Cemetery. Born in Dartmouth, N.S., in November, 1924, and a resident of Brantford since 1928, the young flier had attended Riverview and Ryerson Schools and the Collegiate Institute and Vocational School. He was a member of St. John's Anglican Church. He was an active and enthusiastic athlete. After schooldays, he was employed at Robbing and Myers Company of Canada, Ltd., until his enlistment in the R.C.A.F. on September 16, 1943. After training in Lachine, Valleyfield, Que., and Mountain View, Ont., he graduated from No. 10 A.O.S. at Chatham, N.B., on September 8, 1944, standing second in his class and securing his commission. He was then posted to Charlottetown, P.E.I., and later moved to Patricia Bay.