Grave marker LAC William Smith

Military plot, Riverside Cemetery, Dunnville Ontario.  Died while performing unauthorized manoevres in Harvard 2963.  Crashed into Lake Erie.

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Harvard 2963 Recovery – Update #1 2017

Work to recover the remains of Harvard 2963 began in 2016 with the raising of a handful of the smaller items.  Conservation efforts were immediately undertaken on these items to determine the scope of work and the feasibility of recovering the remaining pieces.  With the efforts of No.6 RCAF Dunnville Museum and assistance of the Canadian Conservation Institute the recovered items have been cleaning up to a better than expected level.   Continue reading