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    Default F/O Robert George Leevers DFC 166 squadron RAF

    Does anyone have any information about the whereabouts of any family members of this RAF airman.F/O Leevers did two tours of operations with 166 squadron in 1944 and 1945 flying as an Air Bomber.His first tour was with the pilot P/O Roy Frandsen DFC.I am researching the Frandsen crew and I have accumulated quite a lot of information about them which I would like to pass on to any family member and hopefully obtain a photograph of the men.B

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    Hi there,
    Do you have the book called "On Wings of War, A history of 166 Sqn", by Jim Wright?
    If not, you would find it very useful in your research.
    Doug.

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    Thanks Doug I do have the book already and very interesting it is.

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    Leevers' Bar to DFC (citation not published in London Gazette)

    LEEVERS, Robert George, F/O, DFC (174399, RAFVR*) - No.166 Squadron - Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 17 July 1945. Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 19245.

    "Since the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, Flying Officer Levers has completed his second operational tour, consisting of many sorties against the most heavily defended targets in Germany. His cheerful courage in the face of danger and his relentless determination to inflict the maximum damage on the enemy have been of great value to the other members of his crew."

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