Anderson, Leonard Gerhard

Date of birth:
1913 (Saskatchewan, Canada)
Nationality:
Canadian

Biography

Service number J88645.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Pilot Officer
Unit:
No.408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (No.408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force)
Awarded on:
May 5th, 1945
Action:
Citation:
"Pilot Officer Anderson has now successfully completed a tour against the enemy on four-engined bombers. He has navigated over many heavily defended targets on the continent, including Hamburg, Duisburg and Essen.
Throughout his tour he has proven to be a most able navigator and on many occasions was responsible for the safety of his aircraft and crew by skilful navigation.
His cheerfulness, co-operation and disregard for dangers has been an inspiration to his crew members and other navigators of the squadron."
Details:
Award presented 18 June 1949.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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