Lancashire men amongst D.F.C. awards

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Lancashire men amongst D.F.C. awards

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List of names awarded Distinguished Flying Cross including Pilot Officer J D Hudson. Notes he was commissioned from ranks in 1944.

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Claire Monk

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LANCASHIRE MEN AMOUNG D.F.C. AWARDS
One hundred and sixty-nine D.F.C.s and thirty D.F.M.s are announced. They are awarded to British and Dominion officers and airmen “who have completed in various capacities many successful operations during which they have displayed high skill, fortitude and devotion to duty.”
Among the awards are the following:
D.F.C.
F/O J.E Parkinson. R.A.F.V.R. (Kendal).
F/O L. Roberts R.A.F.V.R. (Burnley).
F/O C.W. Shires, R.A.F.V.R (Lancaster).
P/O H.N. Broadbent. R.A.F.V.R.(Cartmel).
P/O W.J. Graham, R.A.F.V.R. (Barrow-in-Furness).
P/O J.D. Hudson, R.A.F.V.R. (Nelson).
W/O F.Edmonson, R.A.F.V.R. (Halton).
Twenty-one-year-old Flying Officer Leslie Roberts was educated at Walter-Street School Brierfield, and Burnley Technical College. He enlisted for air crew in 1941, received his commission in 1943, and is entitles to wear the ribbon of the 1939-43 star. He was formerly on Brierfield Mulls office staff. His mother lives at Sackville-Street, Briefield.
Flying Officer John Eric Parkinson, aged 30, enlisted for air crew in 1941, and after training in South Africa, he was commissioned in 1943. He is entitled to wear the ribbon of the 1939-43 star. His home is at Kendal.
Pilot Officer James Douglas Hudson aged 28, is a Nelson man who went to Skipton and Manchester Grammar Schools. He was commissioned in 1944 after service in the ranks.

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“Lancashire men amongst D.F.C. awards,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 31, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10933.

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