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    Anyone have information (or photos) of 118 Spitfire Squadron pilot , DICKIE NEWBURY

    I understand he one a DFC and 1 other medal. Thanks

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    Hello,

    60104 Richard Alfred NEWBERRY DFC*

    DFC: LG: 23/6/1942 p.2755 (A/F/L. 118 Sqn.)
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...5605/page/2755

    Bar: LG: 4/6/1943 p.2565 (F/L. 118 Sqn.)
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...upplement/2565

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    Photos of Newberry can be found in the following publications:

    Griffon Spitfire Ace by Andrew Thomas (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces - 81)
    No. 501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron, 1939-1945 by David Watkins & Phil Listemann

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    If you message me your email address I can supply you with several photos of Dickie from his time with 118 Squadron.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AndyL View Post
    If you message me your email address I can supply you with several photos of Dickie from his time with 118 Squadron.
    hi andy, sorry for extremely late reply, i would love to see the photos of dickie newbury, here is my email filmsmicro@gmail.com. may i ask how you came across these and how you know of the pilot ?

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    thank you for taking the time to send these, do you know if he one any other awards? any other publications on him?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gabeheard234 View Post
    hi andy, sorry for extremely late reply, i would love to see the photos of dickie newbury, here is my email filmsmicro@gmail.com. may i ask how you came across these and how you know of the pilot ?
    Hi,

    I knew his 118 Squadron CO, Squadron Leader Ernest 'Bertie' Wootten well; and it was he who supplied me with images. I will get copies to you today.

    Regards,

    Andy

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