Ross Charles SAYERS
Serial Number: NZ41943
RNZAF Trade: Pilot
Date of Enlistment: 1941
Rank Achieved: Flight Lieutenant
Flying Hours: 1401
hours 15 minutes
Operational Sorties: Many, total unknown
Date of Birth: Born on the 8th of July 1918 at Mount Eden, Auckland.
Personal Details: Son of Mr Arthur Denton Sayers (known as Denton) and Mrs Louie Victoria Sayers of Cambridge, before the war Ross had moved to Hamilton where he worked as a member of the literary staff of the Waikato Times newspaper.
Service Details: Ross Sayers left New Zealand in 1941, and on the 27th of January 1943 he was promoted from Flight Sergeant to Pilot Officer. He was Mentioned in Despatches twice, both stating For distinguished service. I won't write any more of his service here, because below you'll find it all in his own words.
Details of Death: Ross passed away on the 17th of March 2004
Connection with Cambridge: Ross had lived in Cambridge from a very young age. He was educated in Cambridge and Hamilton
THE PEN AND THE SWORD