George Parkinson

Amica at Mayfair

Foreign Service – Royal Air Force, #31 Squadron – Served 5 years

George served 5 years in the Air Force as a radio operator and gunner in the 31 Squadron RAF.

After completing his training in Calgary and Northern Alberta, George was deployed to England in 1940 and then onto Egypt and India.

Traveling to China twice, George air dropped food and supplies to the army troops in the jungle. He also flew Earl Mountbatten to China to see Chiang Kai-Shek, Leader of the Republic of China.