December 22, 1944 PO Fred Devitt Presumed Dead
Was Reported Missing December 22, 1944
Missing after aerial operations on December 22nd of 1944, Pilot Officer Fred Devitt, aged 23, of the RCAF is now presumed dead according to word received by his mother, Mrs. Campbell Devitt of Bobcaygeon.
PO Devitt served with a Pathfinder squadron and was completing his second tour of operations when reported missing.
Surviving him besides his mother are five sisters, Mrs. E. Petrie, Mrs. Dixon Green, Miss Isabel Devitt, Mrs. Wilfred Bardean, Mrs. Ross Pollard, and two brothers, Ronald Stanley Devitt, with the RCA in Holland. Alex was killed in Italy while serving with the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment. January 31, 1945 R.C.A.F.
Missing After Operations
DEVITT, James Frederick, Sgt. Mrs. R. C. Devitt (mother), Bobcaygeon. October 17, 1945
Pilot Officer James Frederick Devitt son of Mrs. R. C. Devitt, Bobcaygeon, is listed as presumed dead in the latest R.C.A.F. casualty list.