MUNRO, Kenneth, F/O (Aus 408168, Royal Australian Air Force) - No.10 Squadron - Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 15 December 1942. Born in Aukland, New Zealand. Enlisted 31 January 1941. Died 1 July 1943 following crash of Oxford X6858, No.10 OTU; buried in Bath -

As captain of aircraft this officer has displayed exceptional determination. He has participated in several sorties and, in spite of hazards and difficulties, has always attempted to complete his allotted task. On a recent occasion, when returning from Genoa, he skilfully overcame a difficult situation and landed his aircraft safely. In November, during a flight to Turin one engine in his aircraft failed whilst still some distance from the target. With admirable resolution, he continued his mission, bombed his target and eventually accomplished the return journey safely. Throughout his operational career, this officer has displayed indomitable courage and unswerving devotion to duty.

MUNRO, Kenneth, A/F/L, DFC (Aus 408168, Royal Australian Air Force) - No.10 Squadron - Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 11 June 1943. Public Record Office Air 2/8955 has citation drafted when he had flown 29 sorties (185 operational hours).

Since being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in November 1942, this officer has completed a further 21 operational sorties. At all times he has displayed unswerving determination to complete his tasks regardless alike of adverse weather or enemy opposition. On one occasion his aircraft was attacked simultaneously by a Focke Wulf 190 and a Messerschmitt 110. The Messerschmitt 110 was shot down and by skilful evasive action the attack of the Focke Wulf 190 was frustrated. Throughout his operational career Flight Lieutenant Munro has shown courage and devotion to duty of the highest order.