“Woody” Vernon Crompton Woodward DFC and Bar RAF (22 December 1916 – 26 May 2000) flew for the RAF as a fighter pilot during WWII.
18 enemy aircraft destroyed, 4 more shared destroyed,
2 unconfirmed destroyed,
Woodward tied Henry Wallace McLeod as Canada’s second highest scoring pilot of the war.
More info from Wikipedia of course right here . Harry Palmer took this photo in 1989.
You can find more of Harry’s work at his extensive site, A Portrait Of Canada