Article: Bert Jolly: Remembering Stevenson Field

  • Bert Jolly was born in 1926 and grew up in Winnipeg’s North End. Bert was fascinated by aviation from an early age, and he shared his experiences as a teenager visiting Stevenson Field—Winnipeg’s airport—in an interview in 2014. Bert went on to serve in the Navy during WWII and served with 402 Reserve Air Force Squadron in the 1950s. Bert has volunteered in the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada restoration shops since 1992, and at 89 he currently manages the museum’s parts storeroom.

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