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Andrew, Emerson William

Date of birth:
1918 (Toronto/Ontario, Canada)
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)


Service number J24423.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Acting Flight Lieutenant
No. 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
December 5th, 1944
"Flight Lieutenant Andrew has completed a large number of sorties, including attacks on such targets as Kiel, Stuttgart and Munster. He is a keen, courageous and resourceful captain of aircraft and his example has .greatly inspired his crews. In a sortie on one occasion, two engines failed whilstover the sea. It became necessary to bring the aircraft down on to the water, a task which Flight Lieutenant Andrew accomplished with great skill. None of his crew was injured and they were rescued a few hours later."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)