Maurice Dalton also enlisted in the RAAF in 1942 and trained as a pilot. He commenced operational flying in Avro Lancaster bombers in 44 (Rhodesian) Squadron in December 1944, which suffered the third-highest casualty rate of any Bomber Command squadron. At the end of the war he piloted several of the Exodus flights, which brought Allied POWs back to England. In June 2012, he as one of the thirty-one former RAAF crew members who attended the unveiling of the Bomber Command Memorial in London.
From The Story of Ipswich Grammar School 1863-2013, Sophie Church