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Painted RCAF Suitcase to American Volunteer

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This has been in my friend's collection for as long as I remember, and I always wanted to buy it off him. He is starting to downsize and finally decided to sell it. It's a standard civilian suitcase from the 40s, but was painted with a pair of RCAF pilot wings and the name and hometown of Frank Crepeau. I haven't found out much about him besides his date of birth and being a Canadian-American.

 

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You may want to post this on the WAF site in the British Commonwealth section. There are a few RCAF folks who look in there. Nice item by the way.


 

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Very cool item!

 

JD


AAF Collector...........
**Always Buying WW2 Aviation Related Items: Especially Operation Tidal Wave items (1st Ploesti Raid) ..... WW2 Fighter Ace Related Items.....Higher End A-2 Flight Jacket Groups....AAF Related Valor Medal Groups**

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Look at the main section of the subsection and you will see a pinned thread about research at the Canadian Archives. His service record should be available. I don't think he was KIA.


Looking for USMC Purple Heart for WWII or Korean War

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