2021 - 405 Squadron's 80th Anniversary

Frederick Gladding DFC


Frederick Gladding DFC, a member of the 405 Squadron Association, passed away peacefully yesterday morning, in Paris Ontario, at age 98. Dad completed over 40 operational trips over Europe as a navigator in firstly 415 sqn., and then 405 sqn. Post war he continued in the RCAF Reserves, working most summers in the recruitment office in London Ontario. A role he loved until his discharge in the early 1960’s.