Friendship, Alfred Henry Basil

Date of birth:
June 10th, 1919 (St. Albans/Hertfordshire, Great Britain)
Service number:
752051 (NCO)/81637 (Officer)
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
? Sergeant
15 May, 1940: Pilot Officer on Probation
15 April, 1941: Flying Officer (war sub)
15 April, 1942: Flight Lieutenant (war sub)
? Acting Squadron Leader
23 June, 1947: Commission resigned

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
No. 3 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1940
Action:
Citation:
"This airman pilot has shot down three enemy aircraft and has at all times been conspicuous for his gallantry."
Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
No. 3 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1940
Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)
Action:
Citation:
"This airman pilot continued to display a very high standard of morale and recently brought down three enemy aircraft bringing his total to six. Sergeant Friendship was always seeking out the enemy to destroy them and was a most successful leader."
Details:
Second DFM awarded as a bar for on the ribbon of the first DFM.

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