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RCAF Station Boundary Bay

General Overview

Base / Station:   Boundary Bay

Province: British Columbia

Dates of Operation or Period of Information: 10 April 1941 –

Units: 

  • No. 18 Elementary Flying Training School
    • Formed – 10 April 1941
    • Absorbed No 8 Elementary Flying Training School on 20 December 1941.
    • Disbanded – 25 May 1942
  • No.133 (F) Squadron
  • No.132 (F) Squadron, (Kittyhawk)
  • No 14 (F) Squadron
  • No. 5 Operational Training Unit (1 Apr 1944 – 31 Oct 1945)
  • Relief Landing Field Langley

Aircraft Flown:

Commanding Officers:

  • Wing Commander R.E. Morrow, DFC (as at 20 December 1943)

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure:  

Current Status:  

RCAF Aerodrome Boundary Bay, British Columbia.
Image from the
RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases
circa 1942.

Location – Google Map

Photo Gallery

Boundary Bay Memorial, Boundary Bay, British Columbia – Facebook Photo by Jason White
Boundary Bay Memorial Plaque, Boundary Bay, British Columbia – Facebook Photo by Jason White

Station Magazine
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Fatalities

This list was compiled from the entries in the Daily diaries of No. 18 Elementary Flying Training School, No. 5 Operational Training Unit and other sources.  The list likely does not include all fatalities of personnel who died while stationed at RCAF Station Boundary Bay, and likely includes some errors. Currently this list contains 29 personnel.

Notable Alumni

Aircraft List

Related documents:

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