The son of Mrs. H. R. Archibald of 490 Queen St., Chatham, ON. A graduate of the Merlin High School.
Donald enlisted in the RCAF “early in the war” and served as an instructor at Windsor, ON. for more than a year. He transferred to the United States Army Air Force and was located in Tennessee before shipping out overseas.
Don saw service as a pilot instructor in the China-Burma-India theatre of war where he was awarded the United States “Air Medal & Cluster. CDN 27/11/45(P)