James Anderson Vick, of Kings Norton, was born in 1908. He joined 607 Squadron Auxiliary Air Force in March 1932 and obtained his 'A' License in the summer of 1933.
He was called to full-
Vick took command of the squadron in June and led it until 12th October 1940 when he went to HQ 14 Group as Wing Commander Training.
In early 1942 Vick's eyesight fell below the standard required for flying and he was released from the RAF to join Imperial Airways on the organisation and administrative side.
He later transferred to BOAC and remained with the airline until his retirement.
He died on 11th May 2000.
Flying Officer James A Vick – 607 Squadron