Our country’s air space was far away from the brutality of the Second World War in Europe. He should have been safe, at least until he was ready for the war theatre. But like so many young pilots in training he would die in a crash and never see action.
Browsing: Wreck Hunting Ontario
William Charles Smith was flying Harvard aircraft number 2963 on June 19, 1943, while training…
Perhaps fact or legend,we too have a local Oshawa story of a buried Army Chest reported to be 37,000 pounds sterling or $100,000. At a distance of two miles to the west of Oshawa’s present day harbour is Stone’s Cove and Roger’s beach, During the war when Lake Ontario had a higher elevation instead of the current marsh and a creek, it was an area open to seafaring.