Cleaning up some files, I note the following DSO awards gazetted without citations:

COOKE, John Kemp Michael, S/L, DFC (42802, Royal Air Force) - No.83 Squadron - Distinguished Service Order - awarded as per London Gazette dated 14 May 1943. Awarded DFC, 23 September 1941 for services with No.50 Squadron. Mentioned Despatches, 1 January 1945. Mentioned in Despatches, 1 January 1946. Died at Burton-in-Wirratt, 10 March 1967. No citation in Gazette. Following text from Air Ministry Bulletin 10225 dated 14 May 1943.

Since the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, this officer has completed numerous operational sorties, many of them to distant and heavily defended targets such as Berlin, Turin and Nuremberg. He has set a high standard of efficiency, both on the ground and in the air, and has invariably completed his missions successfully. As a Flight Commander, Squadron Leader Cooke has exhibited outstanding capabilities and taken a great interest in the welfare of both his air and ground crews. His fine example has been of immense value to the squadron.

AIR 2/8949 has recommended citation drafted when he had flown 59 sorties (357 hours):

Since the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, this officer has completed 29 operational sorties, many of them to distant and heavily defended targets such as Berlin, Turin and Nuremberg. He has set a high standard of efficiency, both on the ground and in the air, and has invariably completed his missions successfully. As a Flight Commander, Squadron Leader Cooke has exhibited outstanding capabilities and taken a great interest in the welfare of both his air and ground crews. His fine example has been of immense value to the squadron.

DONALDSON, David William, S/L, DFC (70185, Royal Air Force) - No.156 Squadron - Distinguished Service Order - awarded as per London Gazette dated 14 May 1943. Born 1915 at Bitterne, Southampton; educated at Charterhouse; home in Southampton. Commissioned as Pilot Officer on Probation, Reserve of Officers, 13 August 1934. Confirmed as Pilot Officer, 13 August 1935. Transferred to RAFVR, 1 August 1938 in rank of Flying Officer (seniority from 13 February 1936. Promoted Flight Lieutenant, 8 December 1940. Awarded DFC 11 February 1941 as a Flight Lieutenant for services with No.149 Squadron. Promoted Squadron Leader, 1 September 1942 with seniority from 1 May 1942. In 1943 he took command of a Conversion Unit. One year later he was given command of a squadron. No citation in Gazette. Following text from Air Ministry Bulletin 10225 dated 14 May 1943.

Since the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, this officer has completed numerous operational sorties, most of which have been against heavily defended targets in Germany and Italy. He has proved an outstanding example of determination and devotion to duty, pressing home his attacks in the face of anti-aircraft and fighter opposition with exceptional energy and enthusiasm. As a pilot, he displays powers of leadership and airmanship which are an example to the rest of the squadron..

HURRY, John, S/L, DFC (42839, Royal Air Force) - No.83 Squadron - Distinguished Service Order - awarded as per London Gazette dated 14 May 1943. Mentioned Despatches, 1 January 1945. No citation in Gazette. Following text from Air Ministry Bulletin 10225 dated 14 May 1943.

Squadron Leader Hurry was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in September 1941, and has since completed numerous operational sorties, many of them against dangerous and difficult targets. His keenness for operational flying has been remarkable and has resulted in many successes. On one occasion, while over Turin, the bomb compartment of his aircraft burst into flames. The fire made the aircraft an easy visual target for the anti-aircraft gunners. Despite these harassing circumstances, Squadron Leader Hurry persisted in his mission and pressed home his attack with the utmost determination, thereby contributing much to the success of the entire operation. Afterwards he flew his aircraft safely to base. His courage and determination have been most outstanding and praiseworthy.

AIR 2/8949 has recommendation drafted when he had flown 56 sorties (362 hours).

Squadron Leader Hurry was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in September 1941, and has since completed 22 operational sorties, many of them against dangerous and difficult targets. His keenness for operational flying has been remarkable during both tours of duty and has resulted in many successes. On one occasion, whilst illuminating a target at Turin, the bomb compartment of his aircraft burst into flames. The fire made the aircraft an easy visual target for the anti-aircraft gunners. Despite these harassing circumstances, Squadron Leader Hurry persisted in his mission and pressed home his attack with the utmost determination, thereby contributing much to the success of the entire operation. Afterwards he flew his aircraft safely to base. His courage and determination have been most outstanding and praiseworthy.

AIR 2/8949 has recommendation drafted when he had flown 46 sorties (270 hours).

Since the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, this officer has completed 22 operational sorties, most of which have been against heavily defended targets in Germany and Italy. He has proved an outstanding example of determination and devotion to duty, pressing home his attacks in the face of anti-aircraft and fighter opposition with exceptional energy and enthusiasm. As a pilot, he displays powers of leadership and airmanship which are an example to the rest of the squadron..