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Tuttle, Geoffrey William

Date of birth:
October 2nd, 1906
Date of death:
January 11th, 1989
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
Aircraft Depot India, AHQ India, HQ, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
December 10th, 1937
"For gallant and distinguished services rendered in connection with the operations in Waziristan, during the period 25th November, 1936, to 16th January; 1937."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Wing Commander
Unit:
Photographic Development Unit, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
July 11th, 1940
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
"In recognition of distinguished services rendered in recent operations."
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Wing Commander
Unit:
Photographic Development Unit, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
July 11th, 1940
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wing Commander
Unit:
No. 324 Wing, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1943
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Group Captain
Unit:
HQ, Mediterranean Allied Air Forces (MAAF), Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF), Allied Forces
Awarded on:
April 11th, 1944
"In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war."
Orden Otechestvennoi voiny 2
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Air Commodore
Unit:
AHQ Greece, HQ, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
June 14th, 1945
HM Birthday Honours
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Air Commodore
Unit:
AHQ Greece, HQ, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
March 15th, 1946
"In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war."
Basilikon Tagma toy Phoinikos - Grand Commander
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
"In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war."
Legion of Merit - Commander (LoM - C)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
"In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war."
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1957
New Years Honours
Knights/Dames Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (K/DBE)
Awarded on:
1960
Flying Badge

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