FIERCE, FIERY WARRIORS FOUGHT UPON THE CLOUDS,
IN RANKS AND SQUADRONS.
LET THEIR REMEMBRANCE BE AS LASTING AS THE
F/O B. G. 'Bruce' Donald was killed in a mid-air collision involving three F-86 Sabre aircraft from 416 Squadron at 2 Wing, in Grostenquin, France.
Rank: Flying Officer
Service Number: 41950
Force: Royal Canadian Air Force
Unit: 416 (Fighter) Squadron, 2 (F) Wing, Grostenquin, France
Son of Harry Donald of Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, and Hilda (née Allilford) Stewart of Vernon, British Columbia. Spouse of Elizabeth (née Blosdale).
His brother, Flying Officer Robert Burns DONALD, (#204488; 440 All Weather [Fighter] Squadron), was also killed in an airplane accident in Europe; he died in Montbrun, France on 20 Jun 1957. Both brothers lie in Choloy War Cemetery.
Commemorated on Page 62 of the 'In the Service of Canada' Book of Remembrance.
F/O B.G. DONALD is one of 107 airmen's names inscribed on the Honour Roll on the Sabre Pilots Memorial at RCAF Memorial Museum in Trenton, Ontario, Canada; the unveiling ceremony of the Sabre Pilots Memorial took place on 19 June 1998.