Allen, Hubert Raymond "Dizzy"

    Date of birth:
    March 19th, 1919
    Date of death:
    May 31st, 1987
    Nationality:
    British (1801-present, Kingdom)

    Biography

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Acting Flight Lieutenant
    Unit:
    No. 66 Squadron, Royal Air Force
    Awarded on:
    July 22nd, 1941
    Action:
    Citation:
    "This officer has displayed great determination in combat and has destroyed at least six hostile aircraft. On a recent occasion, he encountered a formation of three enemy bombers escorted by five fighters. Flight Lieutenant Allen immediately attacked these aircraft in company with another pilot, and succeeded in destroying one of the fighters."
    Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Squadron Leader
    Awarded on:
    September 9th, 1952
    Action:
    Citation (general):
    "In recognition of valuable services rendered while employed as adviser to the Netherlands Air Force."
    Details:
    With Swords
    Officier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.4)

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