Royal Canadian Air Force
During the Second World War Who Received Awards & Honours
This officer has completed many hours on flying instructional duties
and the high standard of flying ability attained by his pupils has been
largely due to his thorough methods and high quality of leadership. Upon
many occasions he has cheerfully assumed extra duties, and in all respects
has proved himself to be a most proficient flying instructor.
"...completed...many successful operations against the enemy in which [he has] displayed high skill, fortitude and devotion to duty."
DHist file 181.009 D.2624 (RG.24 Vol.20628) has recommendation dated 18 January 1944 when he had completed 27 sorties (199 hours five minutes) between 13 July 1943 and 14 January 1944.
This air gunner has flown on operations on many of the most heavily defended targets in Germany including seven raids on Berlin. During all these trips he has shown extreme resourcefulness and courage under fire. His keenness to fly and his untiring efforts and devotion to duty have set a splendid example to all who have been associated with him.
You can learn more about Second World War Canadian Air Force personel at the following Web site: http://airforce.ca/honours-awards/military-honours-awards-1914-1945-files/rcaf-personnel-1939-1949/
Additionally, Veterans Affairs Canada offers an excellent Internet resource
on Canadians involved in all the conflicts in which Canada has participated:
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