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Old 16th May 2022, 15:24
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W/C James Francis "Stocky" Edwards, RCAF, DSO, DFC 19-victory ace,

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Old 17th May 2022, 14:06
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Re: W/C James Francis "Stocky" Edwards, RCAF, DSO, DFC 19-victory ace,

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Old 17th May 2022, 18:16
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Re: W/C James Francis "Stocky" Edwards, RCAF, DSO, DFC 19-victory ace,

From RCAF Facebook page:

It was with great sadness that we learned that Second World War fighter pilot ace, Wing Commander James Francis “Stocky” Edwards, passed away on Saturday, May 14th. Stocky Edwards was 100 years old.
Edwards joined the RCAF in October 1940 when he was only 19 years old. Flying a P-40 Kittyhawk, he flew 373 operational sorties and was never shot down himself. He was Canada’s top fighter pilot of the Western Desert Campaign and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Distinguished Flying Medal. He was also made a Member of the Order of Canada in 2004. Stocky served in the RCAF until 1971 and led 430 Squadron during the Cold War
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Re: W/C James Francis "Stocky" Edwards, RCAF, DSO, DFC 19-victory ace,

I have an autographed copy of his book "Kittyhawk Pilot" Must have bought it twenty years ago. He was probably the best Kittyhawk pilot in the Western Desert. RIP
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Re: W/C James Francis "Stocky" Edwards, RCAF, DSO, DFC 19-victory ace,

Very sad news. May he rest in peace.
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