Paddy (NPS.43.9451)

Biography

He flew 230 miles to diliver a message about D-day, his time was the best recorded time ever. He was trained by John McMullan, and he was the only Irisch pigeon who is awarded with the Dickin Medal.

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Awarded on: September 1st, 1944
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Citation:
“For the best recorded time with a message from the Normandy Operations, while serving with the RAF in June, 1944.”
Dickin Medal

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  • Photo 1: onbekend
  • - PDSA

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