Flight Lieutenant W. J. Shields, DFC
Born 1921 in Victoria, British Columbia, Flying Officer William John Shields attended St. Andrew's College from 1935 to 1940.
at No.3 ITS, No.11 EFTS and No.13 SFTS
and was commissioned on
February 1943. These is
no actual citation other
than "completed... many successful operations against the enemy in which [he
has] displayed high skill, fortitude and devotion to duty." DHist file
181.009 D.1515 (RG.24 Vol.20600) has recommendation
dated 6 December 1944 when he
had flown 32 sorties (153 hours 25 minutes),
4 July to 1 November 1944.