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    Default Sgt. Harry Hodgkins BROWN, D.F.M. - award details?

    Hello everyone

    I'm looking for any details of the D.F.M. award to Sgt. Harry Hodgkins Brown, Service No. 748134 (later 121477), of 148 Sqn, gazetted June 17th 1941, if anyone can help at all.

    The London Gazette entry just states 'for gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations.'

    Just above his LG entry is another award to a member of 148 Sqn, F/O Peter Edgar Alfred LOAT, 42010, who was awarded the D.F.C. Maybe a connection, maybe not. I see that he went on to serve in the S.O.E:

    http://discovery.nationalarchives.go...ils/r/C9018050

    Many thanks,

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    Simon

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    You may ind something here
    https://www.britishnewspaperarchive....ortorder=score

    Regards,
    Ann

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    Simon PM me your email and I will send you a picture of the citation

    Paul

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    Thanks Paul - I've just sent a PM.

    regards

    Simon

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    Thanks for the citation Paul, and apologies for not replying to Ann's post - I'd originally come across his award via the newspaper archive on FMP. It was reported in the local papers in Newcastle, Sunderland and Hartlepool (where he was born), but no details were published.

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    Simon

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