Getteman, Neville Robert

Service number:
67634
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flying Officer
Unit:
No. 233 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
November 10th, 1942
Action:
Citation:
"—This officer is a most capable and determined pilot. He recently accomplished a highly successful attack on a U-boat surfaced on the water. Although his aircraft was hit by antiaircraft fire, which set one of his engines on fire, F/O. Getteman continued his attack down to 50 feet and released his bombs. He afterwards flew his damaged aircraft back to base and landed safely with one engine out of action."
Details:
LG 35777/4868 (10 November 1942).
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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