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Summary of William Bishop’s Service in the Royal Flying Corps
This brief summary of Billy Bishop’s military career cites the five imperial commendations and two French awards received while in service with the Royal Flying Corps. For Bishop’s imperial honours (the Military Cross (M.C.), Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.), Victoria Cross (V.C.), Bar to the D.S.O., and Distinguished Flight Cross (D.F.C.)) the dates and reasons for awarding are annotated in the margins. Other pages from this nominal role also include the service summaries of other Canadian pilots including such notable heros as William Barker and Raymond Collishaw.
Library and Archives Canada
RG 24, series C-8, vol. 23196, file "Nominal Roll of Canadian Airmen Serving in RFC and RAF -- A to B," p. 15
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