Browse Items (58 total)

  • Tags: Distinguished Service Order

[1]DAVID AND THE RAF2 (2).pdf
Account of Wing Commander David Donaldson's RAF career from his early interest in flying and joining the Royal Air Force volunteer reserve in 1934, call up in 1939 and operational tours on 149 Squadron, 57 Squadron, flight commander 156 Squadron…

EKendrickAFDonaldsonDW451008.jpg
Notes that Acting Wing Commander David Donaldson D.S.O and bar, D.F.C, R.A.F.V.R was mobilised on 3 September 1939 until 1st October 1945.

PClydeSmithD1603.JPG
Head and shoulders portrait of Squadron Leader Denis Clyde-Smith wearing peaked cap and tropical tunic with pilots brevet and ribbons for Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying Cross.

MClydeSmithD39856-160919-05.JPG
Signed by King George, formal certificate of award for Distinguished Service Order to Denis-Clyde Smith Distinguished Flying Cross on 9 Squadron on 9 February 1943.

MDonaldsonDW70185-150610-020001.jpg
On Her Majesty's Service envelope addressed to Wing Commander Donaldson D.S.O, D.F.C

PBanksP15010116.jpg
Top centre a full length wedding group portrait. An officer in uniform tunic carrying a peaked cap. On the right a women in full length white wedding dress carrying a bouquet. Behind bridesmaids partially visible and in the background a church arched…

SValentineJRM1251404v10129.jpg
Article headlines: gallantry in captivity, awards to airmen, many lives saved in Germany. OBEs for Group Captain Laurence F Wray RCAF shot down March 1944 for work done on evacuation of Stalag Luft 3. Wing Commander (acting Group Captain) Henry…

NClydeSmithD-190916-01.jpg
Newspaper article about Halifax on tour of Rhodesia and South Africa via Bulawayo, Ndola, Nairobi, Khartoum, Cairo and Rome. Mentions demonstration flights in South Africa and that the aircraft was commanded by Squadron Leader Clyde-Smith…

PDorricottLW15090102.jpg
Details about the operation on the MAN u-boat engine factory in Augsburg and the decorations awarded to the crew members.

MSearleROJ615463-170725-090003.jpg
An invitation issued to all married families to attend a presentation, march past and parade at St Eval.

PCheshireGL1830.jpg
Half-length portrait of Leonard Cheshire wearing tropical uniform jacket with rolled up sleeves and side cap. Visible is group captain rank, pilot's brevet and medal ribbons for Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flying…

PCheshireGL18100031.jpg
Three quarter length portrait of Leonard Cheshire wearing a suit with medals including Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and bar, Distinguished Flying Cross and bar. He is holding folder paper.

PCheshireGL18100060.jpg
Image shows eight decorations in two rows. Top row are Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order, Distinguished Flying Cross and Burma Star. On the right a photograph in frame of Leonard Cheshire sitting writing in a chair in a garden. On the…

ECooperHBDonaldsonGN20020321-0001.jpg
Letter to David's younger brother Norman. Hank thanks him for the opportunity to see a copy of Norman's write up of David's Royal Air Force career and confirms that it is factually correct. Hank reviews his association with David and aspects of his…

EFordTAFordAG-[Mrs]-M430228-0001.jpg
Terry Ford writes to his parents about receiving their airmail dated 7th Feb. He has been very busy with learning to fly and lectures. The instructor thinks that Terry is a good bomber type. They are getting in plenty of flying experience even in the…

EHicksDonaldsonDW[Date]-010001.jpg
Thank you from a former 192 Squadron member Trevor Hicks who is leaving shortly to return to New Zealand. Congratulates David on Distinguished Service Order award. Sends regards to all.

EMackayEPDonaldson450804.jpg
Congratulates David on award of bar to Distinguished Service Order. Mentions squadron did a marvellous job and medal well deserved. Goes onto describe current activities at Little Rissington.

ESassoonTDonaldsonDW430526-0001.jpg
Thanks him for photographs and congratulates on award of Distinguished Service Order. Comments on Dams operation and other war news. Continues with family news and hopes the war will soon be over.

Theresa Sassoon was Siegfried Sassoon's mother. …

EDonaldsonJFDonaldsonDW450805.jpg
Congratulates him on award of bar to Distinguished Service Order and catches up with his own activities.

EClarkDMDonaldsonDW430529-0001.jpg
Letter to David Donaldson from his maternal aunt, Dorothy Clark, congratulating him on his Distinguished Service Order and catching up with family news. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

EBellMCFDonaldsonDW430714-0001.jpg
A letter to David Donaldson congratulating him on his award of a Distinguished Service Order and on his promotion to Wing Commander. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2