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Pim, Anthony Stanley Mortimer

Date of death:
January 23rd, 1945
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Cemetery Imphal
Plot: 8. Row: F. Grave: 19.
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Rank: Squadron Leader

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No. 408 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
March 5th, 1942
"This officer has participated in attacks on Bremen, Mannheim, Hamburg, Duisburg and other important targets. On every occasion Flight Lieutenant Pim has endeavoured to press home his attacks with great determination, in spite of heavy defences. Recently he attacked an enemy tanker from a height of about 20 feet. Despite heavy opposition from the defences, he succeeded in scoring a direct hit on the ship. Flight Lieutenant Pim has performed excellent work and has set a fine example."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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