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Shuttlewood, George Douglas

Nationality:
British

Biography

Promotions:
? Warrant Officer
9 August, 1944: Pilot Officer on Probation (emergency)
9 February, 1945: Flying Officer (war sub)

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flying Officer
Unit:
No. 612 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1945
Action:
This officer has completed very many sorties including numerous successful attacks on enemy shipping.
On one occasion in December, 1944, he pressed home an attack against four enemy vessels, one of which was apparantly set on fire. In January, 1945 he secured another notable success hen in the face of intense enemy fire he attacked a force of E. boats. One E. boat was seen to fall astern of the formation and eventually dissappeared.

On all his missions Flying Officer Shuttlewood has shown th greatest persistance in seeking out the enemy and he has displayed courage, skill, and resolution of a high order.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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