Awarded the Pilot Flying Badge on August 20, 1941.
Vickers Wellington III BJ987 25 Operation Training Unit.
The crew was on a mission to Dusseldorf, Germany. It's believed that their aircraft exploded at Nieuwpoort, Belgium and crashed into the North Sea.
Others onboard Wellington BJ987:
EGGLETON, CLEVELAND JOHN, R/83220, Flight Sergeant (Navigator), Royal Canadian Air Force. Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.
AGAR, JOHN ROBERT, 124742, Pilot Officer (Air Gunner), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Oostduinkerke Communal Cemetery.
GALLAGHER, FRANK JOHN, R/102761, Flight Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force. Body never found. Runnymede, Surrey, UK.
GEORGE, RICHARD MELVIN, R/100105, Flight Sergeant, Royal Canadian Air Force. Body never found. Runnymede, Surrey, UK.