Action: Awarded for his success as a bomber pilot in the west, primarily in the maritime reconnaissance role and for bombing airfields. By the time of his award he had flown at least 122 missions against England.
Action: Awarded in recognition of his further successes. By the time of his death he had flown a total of 193 sorties (including 109 maritime reconnaissance sorties), counted as just under 300 front flights. Details: 432nd Award.
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