Billy Bishop Biography

W.A. Bishop was a Canadian First World War flying ace. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Billy Bishop
Full Name:
William Avery Bishop
Nationality:
Canada
Profession:
Soldier, Flying ace, Actor
Religion:
Anglicanism
Date of Birth:
February 8, 1894
Astrological Sign:
Aquarius
Date of Death:
September 11, 1956
Age at Death:
62
Cause of Death:
Natural causes
Billy Bishop Timeline
  • 1917-03-25
    Canadian ace Billy Bishop claims his first victory, shooting down a Leutnant Theiller
  • 1917-06-02
    Canadian ace Billy Bishop undertakes a solo mission behind enemy lines, shooting down three aircrafts as they were about to take off and several more on the ground, for which he is awarded the Victoria Cross
  • 1918-06-01
    Canadian ace Billy Bishop downs 6 aircrafts over a three-day span, including German ace Paul Bilik, reclaiming his top scoring title from James McCudden
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