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Memorable Manitobans: Stuart Richard Talbot (1895-1965)

Amateur radio operator.

Educated in Fairburn and Boissevain, Manitoba, he served overseas in World War Two with the RCAF as a squadron leader and radar instructor. He was a founder of the Amateur Radio League of Manitoba. His call letters were VE4SR. In the 1948 and 1950 floods he was active in private radio communications, and this earned him a Public Service Award.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 28 April 2008

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