|Service:||Royal Air Force|
|Place of Birth:||Canada|
|Date of Death:||16 May 1940|
|Decorations:||Distinguished Flying Cross|
|Units:||No. 85 Squadron, RAF †|
Distinguished Flying Cross:
This officer has shown great determination in taking every opportunity of engaging the enemy and pressing home his attacks. He took part in an inconclusive attack on a Junkers 88, which resulted in serious damage to the enemy aircraft. His own aircraft was hit and as a result he had to force land in Belgium. Acting on his own initiative he rejoined the squadron in a few hours. In May, while on patrol, he intercepted and shot down in flames a Heinkel 111, and on the same patrol, took part in shooting down a second enemy aircraft of the same type, with Flying Officer David.
|Cemetery:||FRETIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY|
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Canadian Virtual War Memorial Roll of Honour
The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Citation (28 May 1940)
Record updated on 30 May 2018.
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