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    Hi,

    Can anyone ID this chap, and what/when and where he was awarded the DFC!

    Flight Lieutenant G.N Sellers DFC

    TIA (Again)

    Chaz

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    Chaz

    Godfrey Norman Sellers:

    https://630squadron.wordpress.com/east-kirkby/

    "Godfrey Norman Sellers, DFC. (77663). A&SD Branch. Served Great War in France from April 1915, Corporal until commissioned in West Yorks Regt 25 Apr 1917, transferred to Royal Air Force). Awarded the DFC for a night aerial recce operation in terrible weather (LG 7 Aug 1918). Recommissioned for wartime service and retired due to ill health in July 1944. (born March 1896 Yorkshire – died 10 May 1955 Bradford)."


    Regards

    Simon
    Researching R.A.F. personnel from the North East of England

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    Hello,

    Godfrey Norman SELLERS - Born: 13.02.1896.

    01/07/1918
    No.83 Sqn RAF
    FE2b B463

    NIGHT BOMBING. Left 10:20 pm. Engine cut, Forced To Land near Fransu - wrecked.

    Lt Clifford Copeland WHITE - Bruised and shaken.
    2/Lt Godfrey Norman SELLERS - Bruised and shaken.

    DFC: LG: 03/08/1918 - p.9205 (Carter & Carter/Vol.II/p.1494).
    Group citation of six awards of the DFC.
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/...upplement/9205

    Col.
    Last edited by COL BRUGGY; 1st December 2022 at 21:46.

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