Flying Officer Bertram Glickman of Montreal, Quebec, was reported missing and presumed dead on December 12, 1942, after failing to return from a mission over Tripoli. Enlisting in the air force in May 1941, Flying Officer Glickman trained at Victoriaville, Chatham and Mountain View, where he received his wings as an observer in January 1942. He proceeded to Pennfield Ridge for further training and received his commission while at that station. After arriving in England in March, he volunteered for service in the Middle East and was stationed at Cairo and Alexandria. (Source: Canadian Jews in World War II)
Flying Officer Abe Ittkin of Montreal, Quebec, was reported missing and presumed dead on April 7, 1943, according to an official report. Flying Officer Ittkin enlisted in the air force in August 1941 and trained at Toronto, Mont Joli, Victoriaville and Ancienne Lorette, where he graduated as an air navigator on July 30, 1942, and received his commission as a pilot officer. He proceeded to England on August 20, 1942, and after receiving his commission as a flying officer in March 1943, was transferred to the R.A.F. Middle East Command.