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Mason, Ernest Mitchelson "Imshi"

Date of birth:
July 29th, 1913
Date of death:
February 15th, 1942 (Murtaba, Egypt)
Mentioned on:
Commonwealth Memorial of the Missing El Alamein
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flying Officer
Unit:
No. 274 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
February 11th, 1941
"In January, 1941, this officer destroyed three of a formation of nine enemy aircraft. He has continually shown a fine fighting spirit and has contributed materially to the heavy losses caused to enemy aircraft. He has shown outstanding courage and initiative and has destroyed at least thirteen hostile aircraft."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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