Commemorates WWI Victoria Cross recipient Air Marshall William Avery (Billy) Bishop, V.C., C.B., D.S.O. & Bar, M.C., D.F.C., L. d'H., C. de G. (b.1894 - d.1956). On the morning of 2 June 1917, Capt. Bishop single-handedly attacked a German aerodrome near Arras, becoming the first Canadian flyer to earn the Victoria Cross.
Approval Date: 1939-12-12
CGNDB ID: LACZQ