Jack Ritch

Jack Ritch

Husband of Joan Ritch, Amica at Whitby

Royal Canadian Air Force – Squadron 6/6 – Served 27 years

As a member of the RAF Squadron 6/6, Jack was one of the first Canadian pilots to fly jets.

Jack completed his training at Camp Borden in Trenton, Ontario and was stationed in Scotland and Manston, Kent in Great Britain.

He returned home in July 1945 after the war ended and continued to serve in the RAF for 27 years. Jack also flew in numerous air shows.