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Robinson, Cecil Gordon Scott

Service number:
37892
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No. 14 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
April 8th, 1941
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Wing Commander
Unit:
No. 138 (Special Duties) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
August 31st, 1943
Citation:
"This officer is a gallant captain, whose keenness has been outstanding. He completed many sorties whilst serving in the Middle East and, since his return to the United Kingdom he has operated against various important targets both in Germany and Italy. This officer has displayed great courage and leadership and his successes have been worthily earned."
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Squadron Leider (Squadron Leader)
Unit:
Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
July 3rd, 1945
Vliegerkruis (VK)
Royal decree no.27

Sources

  • - The London Gazette Issue 35131 published on the 8 April 1941
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36152 published on the 27 August 1943
    - Fourth Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37300 published on the 5 October 1945
    - The Dutch Medal Page

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