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Smythe, Derek Miles Altamont

Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Service number 79196.

Derek Smyth was Observer and Air Gunner and served during the Battle of Britain with No. 264 Squadron which flew with the Boulton Paul Defiant.
He later flew with No. 223 Squadron, a Liberator and B-17 Squadron.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No. 223 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
November 14th, 1944
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

With "BATTLE OF BRITAIN" clasp.
1939-1945 Star

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