Burton, Paul

Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
No. 419 (Moose) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
Awarded on:
October 3rd, 1944
Action:
"As rear and mid-upper gunners respectively these airman have participated in very many sorties and have displayed notable determination and devotion to duty throughout. On several occasions they have driven off enemy aircraft and, in so doing, have displayed great coolness and co-operation. One night in June 1944, when returning from an operation against Acheres, they shot down a Junkers 88."
Details:
Medal presented 30 May 1947
Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)

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