Had a twin sister, Martha
High School in Washington DC
prev. Service Dept, Piper Aircraft Corp.
Address in 1940: 131E Main St., Lock Haven, PA
Postings: 2FPP, 9FPP
"A good pilot. Demeanour - lacking in enthusiasm."
He was due to return to the US in May 1942 (with fellow American pilots Jack Groover Durham (M.332), Bruce Elmer Raymond, H Stirling, Gerald Gilbert Yerdon, W Walters and Ernest Carl Ewing (M.470), but his contract was renewed at the last moment.
Reduced in rank to 2nd Officer for 1 month from 31 Jan 43 after showing 'very bad airmanship' when flying a Typhoon; he misjudged his approach, undershot the landing and struck a gun post.
Captain in USAAF until 1947, then with the Curry School of Aeronautics
m. Ethel Brown of the Army Nurses Corps, 22 Sep 1948
d. 11 Nov 1984
Burial: Culpeper National Cemetery
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