Brother of Gerald, also from Blenheim, ON. Stationed on the east coast was home on leave. CDN 11/05/45(P).
CPO (Chief Petty Officer) Payne had served for five years when he appeared in the CDN 25/06/45(P) who had served for five years the last three years he was ashore, stationed at Newfoundland. He is shown with LS. (Leading Signaller Donald Pegg of Blenheim and both men had volunteered for service in the Pacific.