Officer F. Gordon Cox
Flying Officer F. Gordon "Bud" Cox attended St. Andrew's College from 1930-1933 where he was a Prefect, member of 1st Rugby, Wrestling Champion, Sergeant in the Cadet Corps and winner of the I.O.D.E. rifle for proficiency in shooting. Bud was cross country run winner in 1932 and tied in 1931 with the Jim Hamilton. Other interests were the SAC Literary Society, Camera Club and Midget Hockey.
Bud served in the RCAF obtaining his wings in 1942 and was discharged in 1946 with the rank of Sub-Lieutenant. He served as a pilot instructor in the Commonwealth Air Training Programme in Canada, England and Northern Ireland.
After the war he worked as a food service manager in central and eastern Canada, retiring in 1982. Bud's love for his old school brought him back on many occasions and he thoughtfully donated his St. Andrew's memorabilia to the Archives.
He was predeceased by his wife Marg, brothers Alfred '31, Harold (Perk) '36, and sister Clara and was survived by his nieces, nephews and their families.