Gifford, Henry Stewart

Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Pilot Officer
Unit:
No. 57 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
October 22nd, 1943
Awarded for:
Operation Hydra
Action:
"This officer has completed very many sorties, involving attacks on important industrial centres in Germany and Italy. He is a resolute and skilful pilot, whose determination to achieve success has been most praiseworthy. In August, 1943, he participated in an operation on Peenemunde, executing his attack with accuracy. Pilot Officer Gifford is a model captain and his excellent qualities have been reflected in the high morale of his crew."
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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