Danish WW2 Pilots

Frants Michael Christian Fredrerik Sporon-Fiedler

(1922 - 2000)

Frants Sporon-Fiedler is born on 3 December 1922. He is the son of Consul General in San Francisco Axel Sporon-Fiedler and Karen Fredericke Sporon-Fiedler. [1]

He enlists for the Royal Canadian Air Force in Vancouver, B.C. on 1 November 1943. He is posted to No. 3 Manning Depot, Edmonton, with the rank of Aircraftman 2nd Class. On 1 January 1944 he is posted to No. 14 Explosives Depot, but about three weeks later, on 23 January, he is posted to No. 2 Initial Training School, Regina, for initial training.

On 14 May 1944 he is posted to No. 11 Service Flying Training School, Yorkton, Sask., and on 28 July 1944 he is posted to No. 2 Wireless School, Calgary, Alberta. On 28 August 1944 he is re-classified Leading Aircraftman.

He is posted to No. 10 Bombing and Gunnery School, Chatham, New Brunswick. He is re-classified as Temporary Sergeant with the trade of Wireless Operator/Air Gunner.

On 29 April 1945, he is transferred to No. 8 Release Centre. He is discharged on 3 May 1945. [2]

Sources:

  1. Service record, Directorate of History, courtesy of Hugh Halliday, Kraks Blå Bog, 1957
  2. Service record, Directorate of History, courtesy of Hugh Halliday