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Arne, Ira Clifford

Date of death:
February 23rd, 2008 (Oakville/Ontario, Canada)
Service number:
J38580
Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flying Officer
Unit:
No. 11 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (No. 11 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force)
Awarded on:
July 10th, 1945
Citation:
"Flying Officer Arne has completed two tours of operations over the North Atlantic during which time he has always shown the greatest keenness to seek out the enemy no matter how trying or hazardous the task. His precise navigation has always been held in high regard and on one occasion was directly responsible for an attack on an enemy submarine. His great enthusiasm and devotion to duty at all times have been most praiseworthy."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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