Howard, Basil

Date of birth:
July 6th, 1915 (Sydney/New South Wales, Australia)
Date of death:
May 29th, 1945
Buried on:
Brookwood Military Cemetery
Plot: 4. Row: K. Grave: 22.
Nationality:
Australian (1901-present, Federal Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Wing Commander
Unit:
No. 456 (RAAF) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
February 9th, 1945
Action:
"This officer has completed a very large number of sorties, setting a fine example of devotion to duty throughout. He has destroyed three enemy aircraft at night, successes which are a good tribute to his undoubted skill and resolution. In addition to his work in the air, Wing Commander Howard has rendered yeomani service in training other members of his formation."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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