Annis, Clare Levi

Date of birth:
January 22nd, 1912 (Highland Creek/Ontario, Canada)
Nationality:
Canadian

Biography

Service number C196.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Wing Commander
Unit:
Eastern Air Command
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1943
Action:
Citation:
"Wing Commander Annis has been engaged on Reconnaissance work for a considerable period of time in various operational squadrons and has completed approximately 40 operational flights. He has always set a good example by taking more than his share of the hazardous sorties. He has rendered exceptionally valuable services in connection with important staff duties and other work of a specialized nature. Even while employed on these special duties he successfully accomplished several important and hazardous flight. As a squadron commander his ability to instil confidence, enthusiasm and morale into all personnel of his squadron made it possible for this officer to maintain the efficiency of the squadron at an extremely high level."
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Group Captain
Unit:
Linton-on-Ouse Air Base
Awarded on:
January 1st, 2945
Mentioned in Despatches
Action:
Citation:
"Prior to proceeding overseas, Group Captain Annis rendered valuable service in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada. Since his arrival in the United Kingdom he has been in command of RCAF Station Linton-on-Ouse. He is a tireless worker and by his personal example and ability has won the respect and whole hearted co-operation of all personnel on the station, which has reflected creditably in the high standard of operational efficiency."

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