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Fermor, Brian Frederick

Date of death:
November 1993 (Crawley, West Sussex, Groot-BrittanniŽ)
Service number:
812330 (NCO)/130710 (Officer)
British (1801-present, Kingdom)


? Flight Sergeant
11 June, 1942: Pilot Officer on Probation (emergency)
11 December, 1942: Flying Officer on Probation (war sub)
11 June, 1944: Flight Lieutenant (war sub)
9 May, 1946: Commissioned As Flying Officer: extended service (four years on the active list)
1 July, 1946: Flight Lieutenant
25 May, 1949: Flight Lieutenant (permanent for subsequent transfer to the Technical Branch)
7 September, 1949: Transfer to the Technical Branch
1 January, 1953: Squadron Leader
10 March, 1972: retirement

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Flying Officer
No. 223 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1943
(sorties 70) "Flying Officer Fermor has taken part as Wireless Operator / Air Gunner in operations in Greece, Crete, Syria, Iraq and Persia. He joined this Squadron in November 1942, and has now completed a second creditable tour of duty, operating throughout the Tunisian campaign. He has invariably displayed a high order of skill and determination and, as Squadron Wireless Officer, has set a splendid example to other operators."

The innvestiture for his DFC took place at Buckingham Palace on 6th March 1945.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Second World War (1939-1945)

With "NORTH AFRICA 1942-43" clasp.
Africa Star