Battle of Britain Monument Home THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN LONDON MONUMENT Battle of Britain London Monument
The Battle of Britain London Monument "Never in the field of human
conflict was so much owed
by so many to so few
Site of Battleof Britain London Monument Work in Progress London Monument Site Drawing of Battle of Britain London Monument
Battle of Britain London Monument Home    

The Airmen's Stories - F/Lt. E M Reyno


Edwin Michael Reyno was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1917 and attended St. Marys University. He joined the RCAF on 3rd January 1938 and was serving with No. 1 (RCAF) Squadron when it arrived in the UK on 20th June 1940.



Above L to R: F/O G G Hyde, P/O B E Christmas, F/Lt. V B Corbett, F/O E W Beardmore, F/O R L Edwards, F/Lt. E M Reyno



Reyno was posted to 2 (RCAF) Squadron on 1st January 1941 as a Flight Commander. He returned to Canada later in the year and served at RCAF bases at Rockliffe, Ontario and Mossbank, Saskatchewan.

In 1942 he was appointed Chief Instructor at No. 1 (Fighter) OTU at Bagotville, Quebec.

He was awarded the AFC (gazetted 8th June 1944).

In 1944 Reyno was Station Commander at Greenwood, Nova Scotia and in 1946 he was appointed Senior Personnel Officer at Western Command, Vancouver.

He retired on 30th October 1972 as a Lieutenant General, Canadian Forces.

Reyno died on 10th February 1982.


Battle of Britain Monument