Squadron Leader J. F. Barrett, AFC
SAC 1921-1926

Squadron Leader Joseph Flavelle Barrett attended St. Andrew's College from 1921 to 1926. His home was in Toronto, Ontario.  

  • He enlisted the Royal Canadian Air Force in Toronto on 26 June 1940. 
  • Trained at No.1 ITS (graduated 14 September 1940)
  • No.1 EFTS (graduated 11 November 1940)
  • No. 2 SFTS (graduated 25 January 1941). 
  • As of award, had flown 2,159 hours, 1,741 hours as instructor.
Air Force Cross

"This officer on all occasions throughout his career on flying instructional duties has carried out his tasks with despatch and effectiveness.  By his untiring efforts and devotion to duty, he has materially assisted in raising and maintaining a high standard of pilot training.  By his skill, initiative and resourcefulness, he has made a valuable contribution to the training plan." 

Award effective as of 1 January 1945 as per Canada Gazette of that date
and AFRO 89/45 dated 19 January 1945