Family at Buckingham Palace for award of Peter Jenkinson's Distinguished Flying Medal

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Family at Buckingham Palace for award of Peter Jenkinson's Distinguished Flying Medal

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Top - newspaper cutting noting that Warrant Officer L P Jenkinson received DFM awarded to his brother Peter.
Middle - photograph with full length image of two men either side of two women. Man on the right is wearing uniform tunic with brevet and side cap and is holding a medal. In the background gates of the palace, Captioned 'Posthumous award of Peter's DFM by King George VI, brothers and sisters, James, Evelyn, Penelope, Philip'.
Bottom - extract from air ministry news service announcing award of Distinguished Flying Medal to Peter Jenkinson,

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One newspaper cutting, one b/w photograph and one typewritten document on an album page

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SJenkinsonPR1826262v10017-0001

Transcription

Warr. Off. Jenkinson, of Boscarren, Falmouth received the D.F.M. awarded to his brother, Flt. Sgt. Peter Jenkinson R.A.F.V.R., and was accompanied by his sister, Miss Penelope Jenkinson.
This award was for bravery during a raid over Stuttgart, when Flt. Sgt. Jenkinson’s plane was hit and seriously damaged.

[Photograph]
Posthumous award of Peter's D.F.M. by King George VI
Brothers &sisters, James, Evelyn, Penelope, Philip.

Not for publication, broadcast in overseas bulletins or use on club tapes before 2330hrs. on 11th December (i.e. for Wednesday Morning papers). Not to be broadcast in the midnight news of 11/12 December, 1945. Overseas messages should be prefaced with this embargo.

[underlined]AIR MINISTRY NEWS SERVICE [/underlined] [underlined]A.M.B. 20372 [/underlined]

[underlined]ROYAL AIR FORCE AWARDS NO.1106. [/underlined]

THE KING HAS BEEN GRACIOUSLY PLEASED TO APPROVE THE FOLLOWING AWARDS:-

[underlined]DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL. [/underlined]

[underlined]1826262 Sergeant Peter Raeburn JENKINSON, with effect from 27.1.45, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 153 Squadron. [/underlined] This airman, as flight engineer, has completed numerous operations against the enemy in the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty.

Citation

“Family at Buckingham Palace for award of Peter Jenkinson's Distinguished Flying Medal,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 27, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/30658.

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