Austin, Sydney

Date of death:
October 30th, 1941
Service number:
903071/101002
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Sergeant;
?: Temporary Flight Sergeant;
July 14th, 1941: Pilot Officer on probation.

Career:
?: No. 219 Squadron;
?: No. 85 Squadron.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
No. 219 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
May 30th, 1941
Action:
Citation:
"This airman has performed a large number of flying hours on night fighting operations during which he has assisted in the destruction of three enemy aircraft. He has displayed considerable ability and efficiency throughout."
Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)

Sources

  • - The London Gazette of 30th May 1941, Issue 35176
    - The London Gazette of 8th August 1941, Issue 35241