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Capt Ronald Chipman Archibald
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1936
Halifax
Nova Scotia, Canada
Death: Apr. 3, 1968
Nevers
Bourgogne, France

Captain Archibald was killed when his CF-104 Starfighter (104740) aircraft crashed into the side of a hill while on a low level recce (reconnaissance) mission.

Military Service:-
Rank: Captain
Service Number: RA/43643
Age: 32
Force: Canadian Air Force
Unit: 441 Strike/Reconnaissance Squadron
Citation: Canadian Forces Decoration

Son of Clyde and Hazel Fettery of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; husband of Helen; father of Edward, Alan and Ronald; brother of Elizabeth and Barbara.

Commemorated on Page 141 of the 'In the Service of Canada' Book of Remembrance

His name is remembered at the STARFIGHTER PILOTS MEMORIAL:-
On 19 June 2008, at 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario, in the Royal Canadian Air Force memorial Air Park of the National Air Force Museum of Canada, the ‘Starfighter Memorial’ was officially unveiled; it is dedicated to honouring all those airmen who flew the CF-104 (‘Starfighter’) and, in particular, it remembers the 37 pilots who gave their lives in the line of duty.
 
 
Burial:
Choloy War Cemetery
Choloy-Menillot
Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle
Lorraine, France
Plot: Section 9 - Row A - Grave 5
 
Created by: SJ Hearn
Record added: Sep 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96910103
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Remembering Captain Ronald Chipman ARCHIBALD CD on this day.
- SJ Hearn
 Added: Apr. 3, 2016

- SJ Hearn
 Added: Dec. 29, 2014
For Captain Ronald Chipman ARCHIBALD, with gratitude.
- SJ Hearn
 Added: Aug. 16, 2014
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