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Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

Ww2 1944 Distinguished Flying Cross Dfc Medal Logbook Document Group

A WW2 HALIFAX NAVIGATORS D. GROUP OF 420 (SNOWY OWL) SQUADRON, ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE, WHO FLEW IN AT LEAST 34 OPERATIONAL SORTIES WITH THE SQUADRON, AND WHOSE CREW CLAIMED AN ENEMY AIRCRAFT DAMAGED OVER KIEL, 15 SEPTEMBER 1944. DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS, G. REVERSE OFFICIALLY DATED 1945; 1939-45 STAR; FRANCE AND GERMANY STAR; DEFENCE MEDAL, CANADIAN ISSUE IN SILVER; CANADIAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE MEDAL, WITH OVERSEAS CLASP; WAR MEDAL 1939-45, CANADIAN ISSUE IN SILVER. London Gazette 16 January 1945: Flying Officer Downey, as Navigator in Flying Officer Gallens crew, has displayed throughout his tour exceptional qualities of leadership and coolness in action. His ability as navigator is unquestionable and although his sorties included some of the enemys most heavily defended areas, Flying Officer Downey, with complete disregard of any opposition, guided his aircraft directly to the target. The success of this crew on their operational tour was due in no small measure to the co-operation, coolness and devotion to duty of this officer. Wilfred Downey was born in. He was educated at Weston Collegiate and Vocational School. And joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as an AC2 in June 1942. After carrying out his initial training in. Was posted to the. At the end of 1943. Having advanced to Pilot Officer. During this period he was crewed with his eventual pilot Flying Officer R. Was posted as a Navigator for operational flying with 420 (Snowy Owl) Squadron, R. He flew in at least 34 operational sorties with the Squadron, including: Bientque; Bamieres; Foret dEauvy; Biennais (2); Coquereux; Caen (2) including 7 July 1944, Concentration of tanks, guns, troops… Light & heavy flak, congrat by the Army, Good Show (Log Book refers); Thiverny; Wesseling; Ferne de Forestel; Enternois; Foret de Nieppe (2); Bois de Cassan; St. Leu dEsserent; La Hogue; Fore de Chantilly; La Pallice; Falaise; Melsbroek Aerodrome (Brussels); Kiel (2) including 15 September 1944, Built up area 1×2000 12 Cans 416 inc. Two attacks by enemy fighters. 210 Damaged (Ibid); Connantres Marshalling Yards; Foret des Cornouailles; Ile de Cezembre Coastal Battery; Le Havre (2); Castrop Rauxel Oil Plant; Wanne Eickel; Boulogne; Sterkrade; Bergen and Dortmund. Advanced to Flying Officer, and continued to serve with Gallen as part of No. 62 Base Test Flight, October 1944 – June 1945. Was invested with his D. 13 July 1945, the following month. He was discharged in October 1945. Certificate of Active Service, dated 1 October 1945; R. Service and Pay Book; R. Identity Card, complete with photograph of recipient in uniform; Royal Air Force School Notebook, fully annotated by recipient as a Pilot Officer, and other ephemera relating to recipients Will and family matters. Cap badge, several buttons and lapel ephemera. PLEASE NOTE; If you have any questions and require more images please get in touch. SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR SIMILAR ITEMS. KEYWORDS: MEDAL MEDALS BOER KILLED WOUNDED BRIGADE AWARD CAPTAIN COMMANDER LIEUTENANT OFFICER KILLED WOUNDED 1815 AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND ANZAC AIF GALLANTRY SOMME YPRES GALLIPOLI LIGHT HORSE INFANTRY BATTALION. The item “WW2 1944 DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS DFC MEDAL LOGBOOK DOCUMENT GROUP” is in sale since Saturday, September 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “albatrosj1″ and is located in SCOTLAND. This item can be shipped worldwide.