Ernest Bowles

Ernest Bowles

Amica at Newmarket

Royal Canadian Air Force – #88 RAF Squadron and #342 Lorraine (Free French Squadron) – Served 2 years

Ernest served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a Sergeant / Flight Sergeant. Ernest completed his Air Gunner training in Canada and overseas. He served in Lille, France, as a member of the #88 RAF Squadron and in Breda, Netherlands in the #342 Lorraine (Free French Squadron).

He remembers meeting Raymonde Torrent in July 1945 in Bournemouth, England and the best pilot, Kenneth Tyley.

After 2 years of service, Ernest returned home.