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    Hi guys

    I would appreciate the content of the DFM citations for Sgt Ernest Gimson of 107 Squadron, who received the award twice in 1940.

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    Brian

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    Tavender states there is no trace of the recommendation to his DFM.

    Will email you the scan of his Bar

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    Many thanks Amrit

    Received e-mail with details.

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    Brian, From the LG:
    Air Ministry,
    20th February, 1940.
    ROYAL AIR FORCE.
    His Majesty has also been graciously pleased to approve the following awards:
    Awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal.
    541685 Aircraftman 1st class Ernest William GIMSON.
    The above appointments and awards are for gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations.

    Air Ministry,
    22nd November, 1940.
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following appointment and .awards:
    ROYAL AIR FORCE.
    Awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Flying Medal.
    541685 Sergeant Ernest William GIMSON, D.F.M., No. 107 Squadron.
    The above awards are for gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations.
    Regards, Terry

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    Thanks Terry

    Not very informative to say the least!

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    Brian

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