Stearn, William Herbert

Birth Name Stearn, William Herbert
Gender male



First worked on the Canadian Pacifc Railway as a telegraph operator. Became proficient in Morse Code.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1910-09-21      
Occupation 1926   CPR: Telegraph boy  
Military Service 1940 England    

First joined RAF bomber command, then, when the Canadian Air Force was established, trained Canadian personnel.
Took part at Aramache in the invasion of Normandy as a bomber pilot.
Later posted to Denmark for 3 months, then to Germany before discharge.

Retirement 1968 Yorkton, Saskatchewan    

President of Rotary, Post-master of Masonic Lodge, Deputy Director Grandmaster of Freemasonry SK., Charter member of the International Film Board Yorkton.

Death after 1982      


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Stearn, Walter18771960
Mother Drynan, Margaret18801954
    Sister     Stearn, Nellie 1908
         Stearn, William Herbert 1910-09-21 after 1982
    Brother     Stearn, Walter 1912-11-03
    Sister     Stearn, Gertrude 1914
    Brother     Stearn, James 1917
    Brother     Stearn, John 1919
    Brother     Stearn, Arthur David 1921-01-16
    Brother     Stearn, Ernest Harold 1923-02-18 1982
    Brother     Stearn, George 1925 1925
    Sister     Stearn, Gwendoline 1927