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Herod, George Edward "Ted"

Date of birth:
August 7th, 1920
Date of death:
April 16th, 2003
Service number:
1245754/158615, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

George Edward (Ted) Herod was born on August 7th, 1920 as the son of Robert Herod and his wife, Caroline.

Promotions:
?: Temporary Sergeant;
November 9th, 1943: Pilot Officer on probation (emergency);
May 9th, 1944: Pilot Officer;
May 9th, 1944: Flying Officer (war subs.);
November 9th, 1945: Flight Lieutenant (war subs.).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No. 35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
July 17th, 1945
Received in recognition of gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Paul Herod
  • Photo: Paul Herod
  • - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 11th February 1944, Issue 36378, dated 15th February 1944
    - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 13th June 1944, Issue 36565, dated 16th June 1944
    - Fifth Supplement to The London Gazette of 13th July 1945, Issue 37182, dated 17th July 1945
    - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 27th November 1945, Issue 37370, dated 30th November 1945
    - set of decorations

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