Flight Lieutenant John E. Sisman, DFC
Born August 1921 in Aurora, Ontario, Flight Lieutenant John Eades Sisman attended St. Andrew's College from 1932 to 1939.
He was a shoemaker when he enlisted in Toronto, on 19 August 1941. Sisman trained at No.1 ITS (graduated 14 February 1942), No.1 AOS (graduated 31 July 1942) and No.1 ANS (graduated 8 September 1942). He was commissioned in 1942 and joined #431 Squadron.
His Distinguished Flying Cross was presented in Toronto, 30 November 1949. There was no citation other than "completed... numerous operations against the enemy in the course of which [he has] invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty". DHist file 181.009 D.1941 (RG.24 Vol.20612) has recommendation by Wing Commander R. F. Davenport dated 12 February 1945 when he had flown 29 sorties (160 hours 37 minutes), 9 June 1944 to 7 February 1945 (see below).