|Birth: ||Feb. 28, 1936|
Nova Scotia, Canada
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 1968|
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.
Service Number: RA/43643
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.
Choloy War Cemetery
Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle
Plot: Section 9 - Row A - Grave 5
Created by: SJ Hearn
Record added: Sep 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96910103