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Aaron, Thomas Richard

Date of birth:
January 4th, 1918 (Fort Stockton-Pecos County/Texas, United States of America)
Date of death:
May 2nd, 2014 (Florida, United States)
Service number:
American (1776 - present, Republic)


Served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He entered service with the RCAF at Ottawa on September 23rd, 1940 and later during the war transferred to the U.S. Army Air Corps. He retired a Colonel having served with the Army Air Forces, Air Force and Air Force Reserve.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Flight Lieutenant
No. 8 Service Flying Training School, Royal Canadian Air Force
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1943
"For twenty months Flight Lieutenant Aaron has been employed as a flying instructor, flight commander and examining officer at No.8 SFTS, during which time he has flown 1,370 hours. He has always set a high standard of devotion to duty and his pupils have shown that they have received painstaking and accurate instruction. An outstanding officer whose enthusiasm and department have been exemplary."

King's/Queen's Commendation for valuable service in the air