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Fernyhough, George William

Date of birth:
October 2nd, 1916
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Service number: 169205, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserves. In service since 20th September 1941.
George William Fernyhough was promoted from Flight Officer to Flight Lieutenant on 5th December 1945.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Pilot Officer
Unit:
No. 10 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force
Awarded on:
November 7th, 1944
Citation with S/L Jack Hewson Trobe:
"In air operations these officers have displayed skil, courage and fortitude in keeping up with the highest traditions of the Royal Air Force."

Published in The London Gazette dated 7th November 1944.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Sources

  • Photo 1: John Cater
  • - Fourth Supplement to The London Gazette, Friday 3rd November 1944, Issue 36782, dated 7th November 1944
    - Supplement to The London Gazette, Tuesday 1st January 1946, Issue 37418, dated 4th January 1946.

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