Made cadet in 1943, and an ordinary seaman in 1944. Tended multiple training courses for aviation, eventually making the 825 squadron which served abord the HMCS Warrior (later renumbered as 880, as 825 was returned to the Royal Navy), and later the HMCS Magnificent. He was then promoted to a member of staff at Stadacona for the Maritime Wartime School, he served during the Korean war abord the HMCS Iroquois. After this he resumed instructional duties, eventually returning to Stadacona as First Lieutenant Commander. He retired from the Military in 1967 and switched to bush flying and forest spraying.