Donald Miles Wise Flying OfficerJ/24151Royal Canadian Air ForceAugust 12, 1921Truro, NSMarch 23, 1942 (RCAF)Vancouver, BC20November 4, 194423Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, BCBlock 3. Plot 24. Lot 14.Commemorated on page 481 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on October 14 Flying Officer Wise was the son of Colonel John Wise and Emily Violet Wise, of Vancouver. He was born in Truro, NS where he lived until the age of 2 when the family moved to Vancouver, BC. He had two brother that served with the Royal Canadian Navy, Marcus Bryan Wise and Norman Dudley Wise. Prior to his enlistment with the RCAF he served as a Non Commissioned Officer with the non-permanent militia between 1938 and 1942. On October 7, 1944 Flying Officer Wise was taken on strength with No 8 Operational Training Unit at Greenwood, NS. On November 4, 1944, while on an operational training flight exercise, the Mosquito (#KB173) aircraft crashed four miles north of Kentville, NS. Pilot Officer Joseph Grabowski of Saskatchewan and Flying Officer Donald Miles Wise were killed in the accident.