William Avery Bishop, V.C. 1894-1956 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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William Avery Bishop, V.C. 1894-1956

Courage and marksmanship made Owen Sound native Billy Bishop one of the leading fighter pilots of the First World War. He was officially credited with the destruction of 72 enemy aircraft and was awarded several military decorations for his actions.

Location

In Queen's Park, First Avenue West and Eighth Street, Owen Sound

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Grey

Municipality: City of Owen Sound

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