Duff, Stanley Sutherland
- Date of birth:
- August 9th, 1920
- Date of death:
- March 23rd, 2008
- Service number:
- British (1801-present, Kingdom)
Stanley Duff, a night fighter pilot, entered the Royal Air Force on a short service commission in April 1939.
Duff joined his first operational posting, No. 23 Squadron, a Blenheim night fighter unit.
At the end of the war, he had flown some 140 sorties, claiming five victories over the U.K., France and North Africa, one of them in a Havoc.
February 10th, 1940: Pilot Officer (probation)
May 30th, 1940: Pilot Officer
February 10th, 1941: Flying Officer (war sub)
February 10th, 1942: Flight Lieutenant (war sub)
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Flight Lieutenant
- No. 153 Squadron, Royal Air Force
- Awarded on:
- August 20th, 1943
"Flight Lieutenant Duff has been a Deputy Flight Commander in 153 Squadron for several months and his work in the air has been persistent and untiring. He has been a night fighter pilot for over two years, during which time he has made of 140 operational sorties at night and has destroyed four, probably destroyed one and damaged another. A most outstanding and courageous leader who sets and excellent example in the Squadron."
- Photo 1: Tom MacNeill
- - Third Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36140 published on the 17 August 1943
- Dix Noonan Webb