Squadrons 441, 442 and 443 Squadrons of No. 143 (Canadian) Wing landed in Normandy in June 1944. They brought their chaplains who were present when they took off and when they returned. At appropriate times, worship was conducted as on Sunday, 13 August 1944 at B9 Lantheuil France. RCAF 143 Wing Padre Squadron Leader Hebert Ashford MBE presiding.