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    Hi,

    I have a list of Bomber Command Distinguished Flying Medals recipents. I'm trying to discover their units at the time of their death (most likely training units) :-

    170456 P/O William G ALLEN (F/E) D.F.M 31.3.44 UK
    134529 F/L Kenneth D BOYCE (Pilot) D.F.M 21.2.46 UK
    621557 W/O Lewis EDMUNDS (A/G) D.F.M 31.7.43 UK
    45149 F/L John J GALE (Pilot) D.F.M D.O.A.S 23.11.43 UK
    906210 W/O Jack R.T HAZELTON (Pilot) D.F.M 21.3.43 UK
    1526829 W/O Thomas W JOHNSON (A/G) D.F.M K.O.A.S 2.1.45 UK
    1661466 Sgt Patrick MORRISEY (F/E) D.F.M 6.7.44 UK

    Any help much appreciated

    Mark

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    Hello,

    906210 Hazelton DFM:

    21-3-1943
    No.15 (P)AFU
    Oxford II AB725

    Crashed 1630, 1m SE of Standlake, near Witney, Oxon. Low flying.

    906210 W/O (Pilot Inst.) Jack Richard Thomas HAZELTON DFM RAFVR +
    AUS414478 Sgt (Pupil Pilot) Bryan Gordon Grosvenor FRANCIS RAAF +

    1661466 Morissey DFM:

    5-7-1944
    No.1667 HCU
    Halifax V DG414

    MORISSEY, Died of Wounds or Injuries Received on Active Service 6-7-1944

    See: BCL8/122


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    Allen - 13 MU Mosquito MM578 lost wing
    Johnson - 10 AGS Anson LT741

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    Hi Col,

    I have a couple of photos of Bryan Francis if you are interested. I think you have my email address.

    Regards,

    John.

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    Thanks everyone !

    Just trying to resolve men like Morissey who I was having trouble with especially as his name is sometimes MORRISEY/MORRISSEY - MORISSEY !

    Thanks again

    Mark

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