After enlisting into the R.A.F.V.R. John Moss he was trained in Rhodesia under the Southern Rhodesian Air Training Scheme. Upon completion of his training he was posted to Egypt early 1942 where flew anti-bomber interception and photo/tactical reconnaissance missions.
Between late 1943 and early 1944 he was located in Lakatamia, in Nicosia, Cyprus.
He demobilised in Malaya in 1946, when he took up work on a rubber plantation. As an Assistant Manager on the Jerantut Estate near Pahang, he was shot and killed during an ambush by six Chinese Terrorists on the 14th of October 1948, at the age of just 26.
? Temporary Flight Sergeant
26 August, 1941: Pilot Officer on Probation (emergency)
26 August, 1942: Flying Officer (war sub)
26 August, 1943: Flight Lieutenant (war sub)
7 July, 1946: Commission resigned
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