Grant, John Paterson

Service number:
1566736
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
No. 295 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1943
Action:
For shooting down a Ju88 on September 17th, 1943 during Operation Elaborate, as tail gunner in Halifax DG396 whilst towing Horsa HS102.
Details:
Received DFM from King George at Buckingham Palace on October 17th, 1944.
Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)

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