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Demoulin, Rene Jean Ghislain

Date of birth:
May 25th, 1920 (Ougrée/Luik, Belgium)
Date of death:
April 6th, 1944
Mentioned on:
Malta War Memorial
Plot: 12-2. 
Service number:
116107
Nationality:
Belgian (1830-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

Rene Jean Ghislain Demoulin was killed on April 6th, 1944 when he and Flight Sergeant Samuel Barker, in Bristol Beaufighter LZ488 were attacking suspected fishing boats.

Promotions:
July 12th, 1940: Sergeant;
August 7th, 1941: Pilot Officer;
August 7th, 1942: Flying Officer;
August 7th, 1943: Flight Lieutenant;
February 4th, 1944: Acting Squadron Leader.

Career:
September 1st, 1939: Belgian Airforce;
April 29th, 1940: 3eme Division;
June 23rd, 1940: Arrival in England;
July 12th, 1940: No. 5 Operational Training Unit;
August 1940: No. 235 Squadron, Malta;
?: No. 272 Squadron;
November 14th, 1942: No. 171 Squadron;
January 1943: No. 349 (Belgian) Squadron, Nigeria;
? - April 6th, 1944: Commanding Officer No. 272 Squadron.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 9th, 1940
Piloten Badge (tot 1940)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

Awarded with palme and lion.
Croix de Guerre 1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

Received with Palme.
Zilveren Medaille in de Orde van Leopold II
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

Awarded with sabres.
Médaille commémorative de la Guerre 1940-1945
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

Awarded with clasp "BATTLE OF BRITAIN".
1939-1945 Star

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