Where Are They?
Where Were You?
David Triggs (681656 Ex
1 Squadron, 2 Wing.)
My plan for this new phase of my life is to
consolidate my finances over the next four years in Canada and then, god
willing, return to England.
21 Feb. 1940 Weymouth, Dorset.
Royal Navy: Mother, Housewife (both deceased): Brother, Brian (Retired)
graduating Halton 17 Dec. 1958, posted to RAF Gaydon, 232 Operational
Conversion Unit for V-Bombers (Victor, Valiant and Vulcan).
Selected for Bloodhound ground-to-air missile training. Posted to 151 Wing,
RAF North Luffenham.
Selected for nuclear weapons training, posted to RAF Tengah, Singapore.
Returned to UK, posted to RAF Abingdon.
Royal Air Force in 1968 and immigrated to Canada.
several initial jobs, joined Ford Motor Company (Canada) in 1972. Worked as
a line supervisor at the Windsor operations until 1976. Transferred to Human
Resources as a Plant Safety Engineer.
two promotions, was transferred to Ford US (Dearborn, Michigan) in 1987 as a
Division Safety Engineer. Responsible for 9 Ford North American Engine
Operations. (USA, Canada and Mexico).
1992, was appointed Division Safety Engineer for Ford Global Powertrain
Operations, responsible for 33 Engine, Chasis, Transmission and Casting
operations in USA, Canada, UK, Germany and Mexico.
in December 1999. Continued to work for automotive industry on safety and
training contract assignments.
retired in August 2004.
in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve for 12 years. Retired with the rank of
Captain after a 4 year term as Commanding Officer, 364 Squadron, Royal
Canadian Air Cadets.
living in Windsor, Ontario, just off Lake St Clair.
am the proud father of a daughter (Karen), and two sons (Robert and Mark).
Robert and his wife Lisa have blessed me with two beautiful grandchildren,
Erica and Nicholas.