Monday, 27 June 2016

Cigar Box - Flight Ticket



Contents of The Cigar Box - most from 1943-1945
Property of Lieutenant Thomas Ray Edward "Bud" Seale.
Enlisted:  Royal Canadian Engineers Sept 1940
Transferred:  RCASC 1st Bridge Company, then 85th Bridge 9 Jun 1941
Transferred:  15th Field Reg't, Royal Canadian Artillery




Flight ticket from Canadian Base 56 at Evere, Belgium (approx 45K south of Antwerp) to RAF military airport at Northolt, England (in NW London)







Air Ticket; Priority 3 going and return; 
Passenger will report to Cdn ATO at B56 (Evere) 
by 1400hrs on day of travel.. 25 September 1945
Name: T Seale; Rank: LT; Unit: 15 RCA
Good for return passage from B56 to Northolt
Date issued: 24 Sept; Place issued: Q(m) HQ L of C, Canmore



Looks like an address written in Dutch on the back ...
"[den hur] a Verduyn Buiten Kalkhaven [4126] 2-4-6, Dordrecht (Netherlands)"
...which is on the River Maas, where he was stationed.




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