RAF Awards

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RAF Awards

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Lists award of sixty-nine D.F.Cs and thirty D.F.Ms. Includes Pilot Officer J D Hudson.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Roger Dunsford

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NHudsonJD151001-010011

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Spatial Coverage

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R.A.F. 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 (136913), R.A.F.V.R., No. 427 (R.C.A.F.) Sq. (Kendal); F/O L. Roberts (157625), R.A.F.V.R., No. 35 Sq. (Burnley); F/O C. W. Shires (135039), R.A.F.V.R., No. 97 Sq. (Lancaster); F/O H. C. Wright (161768), R.A.F.V.R., No 35 Sq. (Walsall); P/O P. Beaumont (171034), R.A.F.V.R., No. 427 (R.C.A.F.) Sq. (Ashton-under-Lyne); P/O H. N. Broadbent (174563), R.A.F.V.R., No. 640 Sq. (Cartmel); P/O D. T. Burke (170864), R.A.F.V.R., No. 105 Sq. (St. Helens); P/O P. L. W. Cairns (175830), R.A.F.V.R., No. 101 Sq. (Port Sunlight); P/O W. J. Graham (172468), R.A.F.V.R., No. 102 Sq. (Barrow-in-Furness); P/O J. D. Hudson (173116), R.A.F.V.R., No. 100 Sq. (Nelson); P/O R. G. Leevers (174399), R.A.F.V.R., No. 166 Sq. (Manchester); P/O G. Thorneycroft (175806), R.A.F.V.R., No. 156 Sq. (Stalybridge); P/O W. Warburton (173156), R.A.F.V.R., No. 83 Sq. (Bolton); P/O H. R. Whittle (174897), R.A.F.V.R., No. 101 Sq. (Manchester); W/O F. Edmonson (1029157), R.A.F.V.R., No. 166 Sq. (Halton); W/O A. Rushton (627507), R.A.F., No. 617 Sq. (Bury).
D.F.M.
F/Sgt. J. E. Powney, R.A.F.V.R., No. 101 Sq. (Chester); F/Sgt. H. Reddy, R.A.F.V.R., No 51 Sq. (Halifax); F/Sgt. R. A. Simpkin, R.A.F.V.R., No. 76 Sq. (St. Helens); F/Sgt. R. Vickerstaffe, R.A.F., No. 50 Sq. (St. Helens); Sgt. C. A. Hill, R.A.F., No 35 Sq. (Macclesfield).

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“RAF Awards,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 15, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/10935.

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