|| 9/4/43 - S/L Grant and crew arrive on station
George Francis Grant 42216 Born in Canada
P/O (Probation) 9th Dec. 1939
P/O 1st May 1940.
F/O 9th Dec. 1940
S/L 1st Nov. 1943
W/C 21st Feb 1945
Retired as G/C 20th Apr. 1949.
DFC 10 March 1942
Flight Lieutenant George Francis GRANT (42216), No. 109 Squadron.
Distinguished Service Order. 9 November 1943
Acting Wing Commander George Francis GRANT, D.F.C. (42216), Royal Air Force, No,. 156 Squadron.
Since being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross this officer has undertaken many sorties, covering a wide range of targets. His unswerving devotion to duty, fortitude and tenacity- were amply demonstrated on one 'occasion when he attacked Bochum in the face of difficult circumstances. Wing Commander Grant is an outstanding leader'whose fine qualities have impressed all
Bar to Distinguished Service Order 23d March, 1945
Acting Group Captain George Francis GRANT, D.S.O., D.F.C., R.A.F., 109 Sqn
Group Captain Grant has been in command of his squadron since May 1944. He has displayed great powers of leadership and has been largely responsible for the successful operations completed by his squadron.
During his long operational career this officer has displayed the greatest enthusiasm and determination and by his untiring efforts and splendid example the squadron has attained a high standard of skill and accuracy.
Grant died in 1990. The first page of his obit is available here but someone may have the book and be able to provide the second page: