- Second World War (1939-1945)
- No. 264 Squadron, Royal Air Force
- Awarded on:
- April 18th, 1941
"Flying Officer Hughes and Sergeant Gash, as Pilot and air gunner respectively, have participated in many engagements against the enemy, both by day and night. During these flights four enemy aircraft have been destroyed, of which two were shot down at night."
Simultaneously a DFC was awarded to Frederick Desmond Hughes