Award of Distinguished Flying Medal to Charles Turner

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Title

Award of Distinguished Flying Medal to Charles Turner

Description

A citation referring to the circumstances of the award of a Distinguished Flying Medal to Charles.

Date

1945-10-26

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Language

Format

One typed sheet

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

MTurnerCF1042292-160822-10

Transcription

[underlined] Award promulgated in the London Gazette dated 26th October, 1945 [/underlined]

[underlined] Distinguished Flying Medal [/underlined]

[underlined] 104229[inserted]2[/inserted]Flight Sergeant Charles Frederick TURNER Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 186 Squadron. [/underlined]

The citation, which was not published relevant to this award, is as follows [inserted] :- [/inserted]

Flight Sergeant Turner has participated in attacks against heavily defended enemy targets. On one occasion his aircraft was badly damaged by anti-aircraft fire. Although wounded himself, this airman gave his captain every assistance in completing the mission. On another occasion his aircraft was so severely damaged that it became necessary to make forced landing in France. This the captain able to accomplish successfully largely owing to the excellent directions given him by Flight Sergeant Turner. Despite these trying experiences Flight Sergeant Turner has continued to fly on operations with undiminished enthusiasm.

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Citation

“Award of Distinguished Flying Medal to Charles Turner,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23342.

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