SERVICE TIMELINE OF JAMES MAC ISAAC
|8-26-41||Enlisted in RCAF at Montreal P.Q. as an AC2 (airman 2nd class).
Posted to No. 1 Manning Depot, Toronto.
|9-14-41||Posted to No. 4 B&G (Bombing & Gunnery) School, Fingal.|
|12-10-41||Posted to No. 9 SFTS (Service Flight Training School), Summerside, Prince Edward Island.|
|8-29-42||Trade classification: Aero-engine Mechanic.|
|8-30-42||Posted to No. 1 ITS (Initial Training School), Toronto.
Training Course 61.
|10-25-42||Promoted to LAC (leading aircraftsman).
Trade classification: untrained Aircrew - pilot.
|11-22-42||Posted to No. 12 EFTS (Elementary Flight Training School), Goderich,
Training Course 69 - Tiger Moth.
|3-7-43||Posted to No. 11 SFTS (Service Flight Training School), Yorkton,
Training Course 76 - Cessna Crane.
|6-22-43||Promoted to Sergeant.
Trade classification: Pilot.
|6-25-43||Awarded Pilots Flying Badge (Wings/Brevet).|
|7-10-43||Posted to No. 1 "Y" Depot, Halifax, Nova Scotia.|
|7-15-43||Assigned to RAF Training Pool.|
|7-16-43||Embarked from Canada.|
|7-22-43||Disembarked in U.K.|
|7-23-43||Posted to No. 3 PRC (Personnel Reception Center).|
|8-10-43||Private Leave - 5 days.|
|8-24-43||Posted to No. 20 (P)AFU ((Pilot) Advanced Flight Unit), Kidlington, Oxon, UK.|
|10-5-43||Posted to No. 1519 BAT (Blind Approach Training) Flight, Feltwell, Norfolk, UK.|
|11-24-43||Private Leave - 7 days.|
|12-20-43||Certified "Fit Overseas" by Special Medical Examination.|
|12-27-43||Embarkation Leave - 7 days.|
|1-6-44||Posted to No. 2 PDC (Personnel Dispatch Center).|
|1-12-44||"Proceeded to Port of Embarkation for onward transportation on posting overseas."|
|1-14-44||Embarked from U.K.|
|1-15-44||Awarded the Canadian Voluntary Service Medal with Maple Leaf Clasp.|
|1-31-44||Disembarked in Egypt.
Posted to No. 1 (ME) ARC RAF ME.
|2-12-44||Private Leave - 8 days.|
|3-25-44||Posted to No. 77 OTU (Operational Training Unit), RAF Qastina, Palestine.
Promoted to Flight Sergeant.
|6-19-44||Posted to No. 22 PTC, RAF Almaza, Egypt.|
|6-21-44||Posted to No. 3 BPD.
Posted to HQ MAAF (Headquarters, Mediterranean Allied Air Force).
|7-4-44||Posted to Central MAAF Command.|
|7-18-44||Posted to No. 37 Squadron, Tortorella, Foggia, Italy.|
|7-21-44||Attacked the Pariubice Oil Refinery in Czechoslovakia.|
|8-10-44||Attacked rail yards at Kraljevo, Yugoslavia.|
|8-12-44||Attacked the airfield at Hadju Bos Zormany, Hungary.|
|8-13-44||Attacked harbor installations and shipping at Genoa, Italy.|
|8-15-44||Attacked the airfield at Valence La Tresorerie, France.|
|8-17-44||Attacked the Xenia Oil Refinery at Ploesti, Romania.|
|8-21-44||Attacked the Szony Oil Refinery in Hungary.|
|8-22-44||Attacked rail yards at Miskolc, Hungary.|
|8-24-44||Attacked rail yards at Bologna, Italy.|
|8-25-44||Attacked rail yards and canal facilities at Ravenna, Italy.|
|8-26-44||Attacked enemy troop concentrations near Pesaro, Italy.|
|8-28-44||Attacked harbor installations in Pesaro, Italy.|
|8-30-44||Attacked rail yards at Ferrara, Italy.|
|9-4-44||Attacked rail yards at Ravenna, Italy.|
|9-9-44||Attacked canal wharves at Ravenna, Italy.|
|9-10-44||Attacked rail yards at Bologna, Italy.|
|9-13-44||Attacked airfields in Athens, Greece.|
|9-18-44||Attacked enemy troops near Rimini, Italy.|
|9-19-44||Rest Period, Sorrento, Italy - 7 days.|
|9-25-44||Promoted to Warrant Officer 2.|
|10-4-44||Attacked pontoon bridge near San Benedetto, Italy.|
|10-11-44||Attacked rail installations at Verona, Italy.|
|10-13-44||Attacked rail lines through Szekesfehervar, Hungary.|
|10-16-44||Attacked eastern rail yards at Zagreb, Yougoslavia.|
|10-17-44||Attacked rail yards at Vincovici, Yugoslavia.|
|10-20-44||Attacked airfield at Szombathely, Hungary.|
|10-29-44||Dropped supplies to partisans near Belega, Yougoslavia.|
|11-1-44||Dropped supplies to partisans near Sinj, Yugoslavia.|
|11-4-44||Dropped supplies to partisans near Sanski Most, Yugoslavia.|
|11-4-44||Dropped supplies to partisans near Kladusa, Yugoslavia.|
|11-5-44||Dropped supplied to partisans near Predgrad, Yugoslavia.|
|11-6-44||Attacked German troops in Podgorica, Yugoslavia.|
|11-7-44||Attacked western rail yards in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.|
|11-8-44||Attacked roads through Sjenica, Yugoslavia.|
|11-10-44||Dropped supplies to partisans in Northern Italy.|
|11-12-44||Dropped supplies to partisans in Northern Italy.|
|11-16-44||Dropped supplies to partisans in Northern Italy.|
|11-17-44||Attacked German motorized troop concentrations on the roads between Sjenica and Priboj, Yugoslavia.|
|11-17-44||Attacked the airfield at Udine/Campformido, Italy.|
|11-19-44||Attacked German motorized troop concentrations on the roads between Sjenica and Priboj, Yugoslavia.|
|11-20-44||Attacked German motorized troop concentrations near Visegrad, Yugoslavia.|
|11-23-44||Attacked rail facilities and town of Uzice, Yugoslavia.|
|11-24-44||Dropped supplies to partisans in Yugoslavia.|
|12-6-44||OTE (Operational Tour Expired). Posted to No. 56 PTC.|
|12-13-44||Posted to HQ ME (Headquarters, Middle East).|
|1-9-45||Posted to ME command.|
|1-12-45||Posted to No. 22 PTC, RAF Almaza, Egypt.|
|1-18-45||Rest Leave - 14 days.|
|2-7-45||Posted to No. 21 PTC, RAF Kasfareef, Egypt.|
|2-10-45||Posted to HQ. BF (Bomber Force) Aden. (Non-Op Flying)|
|2-19-45||Posted to No. 3333 Comm. Unit/No. 131 MU, Aden. as Test Pilot|
|3-25-45||Promoted to Warrant Officer 1.|
|5-7-45||Germany signs unconditional surrender terms.|
|5-8-45||V-E (Victory-Europe) Day.|
|5-30-45||Posted to No. 22 PTC, RAF Almaza, Egypt, to await transport to U.K.|
|6-29-45||Posted to No. 3 PRC, U.K., by air.|
|7-4-45||Volunteered for 35 Operational Sorties in the Pacific Theater of War.|
|7-7-45||Repatriated to RCAF "R" Depot, Torquay, Saskatchewan, as a Pacific Volunteer.|
|7-10-45||Request to serve in Pacific Theater of Operations approved.|
|7-23-45||Posted to Station Greenwood, Nova Scotia.|
|8-1-45||Embarkation (to Pacific Theater) Leave - 32 days.|
|8-6-45||U.S. drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima.|
|8-8-45||U.S.S.R. declares war on Japan.|
|8-9-45||Awarded Operational Wings Badge.
U.S. drops atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
|8-14-45||Japan agrees to unconditional surrender.|
|9-2-45||Posted to No. 2 RC (Release Center), Lachine, Quebec
V-J (Victory-Japan) Day
Japanese sign surrender terms aboard battleship Missouri
|9-7-45||Discharged from RCAF, transferred to the Reserve.|