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Distinguished Flying Cross - No.541 Squadron - Award effective 27 April 1945 as per London Gazette dated 8 May 1945 and AFRO 966/45 dated 8 June 1945.
Born 1919 in Sarnia, Ontario. Educated University of Toronto and member of COTC. Home in Sarnia (accountant). Enlisted in London, Ontario, 24 November 1941) Trained at No.5 ITS (graduated 23 May 1942), No.13 EFTS (graduated 11 September 1942) and No.2 SFTS (graduated 22 January 1943). Commissioned 1943.
Throughout a large number of sorties this officer has proved to be a courageous and resolute photographic reconnaissance pilot who has never let either enemy opposition or adverse weather deter him from completing his allotted tasks. In August 1944 he photographed the port of Le Havre from a low level and in September 1944 he photographed the bridge at Nijmegen from fifty feet. He also secured excellent low level photographs of the breakers in the sea wall at Walcheren in October 1944.