Bill was born on February 23, 1923 in Liverpool, England.
He was employed by the London Midland and Scottish Railway.
He enlisted in the RAF on May 1942 at Padgate, England.
He trained at ACRC London; #4 ITW, Paignton; #48 AS; 41 AS East London, South Africa. He received his Air Bomber Wing at East London, South Africa, July 1944.
He trained at #76 OTU, Aquir, Palestine; #1675 HCU, Sueir, Egypt.
He was posted to #37 Squadron RAF at Tortorella in Italy.
His crew consisted of W/O Tulley - Pilot; Sgt. Holland - FE; Sgt. Smith - Navigator; W/O-Sgt. Shaw; Sgt. MacKay
Sgt. Patterson, Sgt. Simpson were all AGs.
Most memorable op was Freilassing marshalling yard, Austria, April 25, 1945. Follow-up to Lancís daylight raid on Berchtesgaden and surrounds.
He was demobbed on March 22, 1947 at Blackpool.
He worked for the British Railways, Canadian Pacific Railway and MCIT.
Bill is married to Mary.