Perhaps I should be starting at the beginning, but that didn't just seem right today. I guess I wanted to confirm or validate something my mother has said for years. . and . . . well the first page of the documents I started to explore took care, at least in part, of some of that.
". . .four years overseas in Syria, Hylia, Assam, and Burma, taking part in the Chindit Campaigns"
Mom always said he was with the Chindits.
Here is a photo of that page, third line in the first paragraph states his involvement in the Chindits