Date added: 20 Sep 2016
Enlisted at Uxbridge in August 1940
Posted to the Middle East with 230 Squadron (Short Sunderland) arriving in Egypt in August 1941.
In 1943 moved to Dar es Salaam Tanganyika (now Tanzania) followed by a spell in SE Asia including Ceylon, Burma and India.
Demobbed at Cardington in May 1946
After the war settled in Guisborough, North Yorkshire where he married Dorothy Thrower and worked for nearly 30 years at ICI Wilton, retiring in 1978.