The son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Richards (Kirkland Lake), formerly of Tilbury, ON. He was stationed at the RCAF manning pool in Toronto, ON. TT 16/07/41.
In October of 1942 Robert now Sgt.(Pilot) was stationed at RCAF Fingal, ON at the Bombing & Gunnery School CDN 15/10/42 when he was granted leave to attend the funeral of Sgt.(O). Douglas Gordon-Kay who had been killed in a flying accident. TT 26/11/42. He was also granted leave in December of 1942 to visit his cousin Bill Lumley. TT 31/12/42.
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