About Mick

Born in 1916 Mick came as a puppy from Leicestershire to his master when he was training as an air pilot at Northolt Aerodrome.

Mick loved Edgar Roberts, his master, and was gentle and loving to all mankind. He flew with Edgar and was always his companion, except when Edgar went abroad to fight in the war.


Royal Flying Corps, Northolt Aerodrome

7th June 1919

Demobilized at end of the war. Returned to civilian life as Pest Control Officer (specialising in rats) at Ivy Farm

Mick loved sport, flying,  large black pigs & rats!

Read more about Mersea Mick and animals of war – click here.

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