Benedict, Winfred

Rank LAC
Unit # R.C.A.F.

The son of Mr. and Mrs. William Benedict of Whitebread. A graduate of the Wallaceburg High School.

The WN 16/04/42 reported that Winfred had completed his training at RCAF-Trenton and was on leave before his next posting. The Wallaceburg News of 23/04/42 reported that Winfred was on a weekend leave to visit his parents. The WN 5/02/42 reported that he had been training at RCAF-Rockliffe near Ottawa when he was transferred to RCAF-Belleville. In August of 1942 AC2 Benedict was stationed at RCAF-Milton when home on another week-end leave. WN 6/08/42 LAC Wilfred Benedict was spending a two weeks leave at his family home prior to shipping out to the east coast. WN 20/08/42 Winfred was on a weekend leave at Ipperwash Beach. He would return to RCAF-Milton after his leave. WN3/09/42      

The WN 24/12/42 reported that Wilfred was at RCAF-Lachine, PQ and he expected that the would soon be transferred to another RCAF training station at Goderich where he would continue with his wireless observer training. He would also be spending the Yuletide with his parents. The WN 27/05/43 reported that Sgt. Winfred and LAC Elmer were home on leave. Sgt. Benedict was at RCAF-Goderich had spent a few days with friends and relatives in Windsor and Detroit. WN (unknown)

Wilfred married a girl from Windsor and was reported visiting his parents in Whitebread in January of 1944. CDN 6/01/44.  The WN 3/03/44 reported that Wilfred stationed in Windsor and his wife were visiting her parents in Whitebread.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources W-RH, WHS-RH

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