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Allen, Daniel Frederick

Date of birth:
1921 (Salem/Massachusetts, United States)
Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Republic)

Biography

Service number J.16423.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Pilot Officer
Unit:
No. 408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
Awarded on:
April 6th, 1943
Action:
Citation:
"This officer has completed thirty sorties involving attacks on a variety of well-defended targets in Germany and northern France. He is an efficient captain whose determination to complete his task successfully has set a praiseworthy example. On one occasion when returning from Hamburg his aircraft was badly damaged by enemy action but he flew it back to base."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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