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Fee, Clarke John

Date of birth:
1915 (Toronto/Ontario, Canada)
Date of death:
January 17th, 1943 (St. Valery, France)
Mentioned on:
Air Forces Memorial Runnymede
Service number:
Can/C.773
Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Squadron Leader
25 November 1942: Wing Commander

Military career:
5 juli 1937: Royal Canadian Air Force
1942: No 41 Royal Air Force Spitfire Squadron
19 juli 1942: No. 412 Squadron RCAF
26 November 1942: ? Wing

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Awarded on:
May 20th, 1938
Pilot's Flying Badge
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Squadron Leader
Unit:
No. 412 (Falcon) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1942
Awarded for:
Operation Jubilee
"This officer is a fine pilot and a skilful leader. By his outstanding ability he has been mainly responsible for the high standard of, fighting efficiency of the squadron he commands. He has completed a large number of sorties, including some during the combined operation at Dieppe. Squadron Leader Fee has at all times set a most inspiring example."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wing Commander
Awarded on:
February 9th, 1943
"This officer, both as a squadron commander and a wing leader has taken part in a large number of operational sorties. He has always shown exceptional enthusiasm to engage the enemy and remarkable coolness when under fire. Wing Commander Fee is a brilliant leader who has set a splendid example of courage and determination."

Second DFC received as bar
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Posthumously awarded
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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