Andrew, Robert Arthur

Nationality:
Canadian

Biography

Service number J41123.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No.101 Squadron, Royal Air Force (No.101 Squadron, Royal Air Force)
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1945
Action:
Recommendation:
"Flight Lieutenant Andrew, a Canadian, and an extremely successful pilot of proven ability, has completed 32 sorties against a wide variety of targets and on many occasions fighters and flak were encountered.
This officer's determination to press home his attack has been am inspiration not only to his crew but to the whole squadron. The successful results obtained have been to a great extent due to his outstanding leadership and example, together with his firm intention to strike the enemy as hard and as often as possible.
This officer has at all times displayed a very high order of personal courage which combined with his cheerful confidence and unequalled spirit of determination has resulted in a splendid record of achievement.
It is recommended that Flight Lieutenant Andrew's fine offensive spirit and sustained bravery in the face of the enemy be recognized by the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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