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Stringer, Ronald Henry

Date of birth:
April 9th, 1919 (Davyroyd Willows/Saskatchewan, Canada)
Date of death:
January 21st, 1945
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Cemetery Argenta
Plot: I. Row: G. Grave: 8-11.
Service number:
Can/J.9653
Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

Killed in action with No.55 Squadron, 21 January 1945 (Boston Z592).

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No. 223 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
March 3rd, 1944
Citation:
"This officer has completed a large number of sorties in the North African, Sicilian and Italian campaigns. In November 1943 he was detailed for a special daylight mission. In the face of withering anti-aircraft fire Flight Lieutenant Stringer made a steady and accurate run over the target at a low altitude, afterwards flying his damaged aircraft safely back to base. As leader of large formations this officer has displayed fine skill and initiative and has always shown the utmost enthusiasm for operational flying."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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