Davis, Charles Trevor

Date of birth:
(Cardiff/Wales, Great Britain)
Date of death:
March 26th, 1941 (Winchester/Hampshire, Great Britain)
Service number:
43614/33563
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Flight Cadet;
May 12th, 1940: Pilot Officer.

Career:
?: Whitley County School;
April 27th, 1939: Flight Cadet, RAF College, Cranwell;
June 1940: No. 238 Squadron.

Victories:
July 13th, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 110 (shared);
July 13th, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 110 (shared);
July 13th, 1940: Dornier Do 17 (shared);
July 20th, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 109 (shared);
July 21st, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 110 (shared);
July 21st, 1940: Dornier Do 17 (shared);
July 27th, 1940: Junkers Ju 87;
August 8th, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 110;
August 13th, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 110;
August 13th, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 110;
September 12th, 1940: Junkers Ju 88 (damaged);
September 15th, 1940: Heinkel He 111 (probably);
September 21st, 1940: Junkers Ju 88 (damaged).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Pilot Officer
Awarded on:
October 25th, 1940
Action:
Citation:
"Pilot Officer Davis has destroyed six enemy aircraft. He has displayed great dash and courage in his many combats, and his gallantry in fighting against any odds has been conspicuous."
Details:
LG 34978/6194.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Sources

  • Photo 1: Tom MacNeill
  • Photo: Tom MacNeill
  • - The London Gazette of 11th June 1940, Issue 34870
    - The London Gazette of 13th August 1940, Issue 34920
    - The London Gazette of 25th October 1940, Issue 34978
    - Battle of Britain London Monument