Gray, Brian

Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Service number 537006.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Leading Aircraftman
Unit:
No. 110 (Hyderabad) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1940
Action:
Citation:
"In May 1940 this airman was air gunner in an aircraft carrying out bombing operations against enemy troop concentrations at St. Omer. As a result of heavy anti-aircraft fire on the outward flight, Leading Aircraftman Gray was wounded in the left hand, one finger being practically severed and onouther cut. He did not mention his wound until he had ascertained that the target had been attacked and the bombs released and, with great courage and devotion to duty, he continued to operate his wireless apparatus throughout the return flight."
Details:
London gazette dated 11th June 1940.
Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)

Sources

  • - The London Gazette, Issue 34870. Tuesday 11th June 1940