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FLIGHT LIEUTENANT Robert Francis Ward DFC

SLC Old Boy: 1939

Service Number: 426722

Date of Birth: 26 March 1923

Date of Enlistment: 18 July 1942

Rank: Flight Lieutenant

Unit: No. 170 Squadron (RAF)

Service: Royal Australian Air Force

Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Award: Distinguished Flying Cross

Award Citation: Fortitude, courage and devotion on numerous operations.

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: 20 December 1945

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: Page 2715, position 38

Date of London Gazette: 4 December 1945

Location in London Gazette: Page 5898, position 9

 

DFC

Photo: The Distinguished Flying Cross

 

History of No. 170 Squardron (RAF)

No. 170 Squadron RAF was a Second World War Royal Air Force squadron that operated the North American Mustang in the fighter-reconnaissance role and later the Avro Lancaster as part of Bomber Command.

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