Purdy, Donald Wilson

  • Township: East Nissouri
  • Rank: Leading Aircraftman
  • Branch: Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Date of birth: 1923
  • Date of death: 2011
  • Burial location: Sebringville Cemetery, Perth County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Years of service: 1942
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Leading Aircraftman Donald Wilson Pardy (1923-2011), son of Mabel Evelyn (Dickson) and Gordon W. Purdy, enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1942 and served throughout the war as a navigator. He attended pre-enlistment training in Hamilton and also spent time in Toronto and Aylmer. Donald married Helene Pearl Bricker (1943) and their children are Donna and Richard 'Rick'. He was a member of the Air Force Association of Canada and also a member of the Stratford Memorial Branch #8 Royal Canadian Legion. He is buried in Sebringville Cemetery.

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