FORD [DFM], Robert Edgar

"W/T Op/AG [Ford] has always shown outstanding keeness skill. Several occasions aircraft in which he has flown has been attacked by many fighters. One or more of the attackers have been damaged by his guns. His tenacity and determination have set inspiring example to all air gunners of the squadron."

Last Name
FORD [DFM]
Given Names
Robert Edgar
Service Number
404015
Distinguished Flying Medal
YES
Date of Birth
29/08/1907
Birth Location
Stanthorpe QLD
Enlistment Date
26/04/1940
Enlistment Location
Brisbane , QLD
Course Details
WAGS Course 1
Intake Date
30/04/1940
Finish Date
18/11/1940
To
EH
Kill Date or Discharge Date
21/12/1945 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
681 SQN
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Notes

"W/T Op/AG [Ford] has always shown outstanding keeness skill. Several occasions aircraft in which he has flown has been attacked by many fighters. One or more of the attackers have been damaged by his guns. His tenacity and determination have set inspiring example to all air gunners of the squadron."

NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1 WAGS - FORD Robert Edgar - 404015
1 WAGS - FORD Robert Edgar - 404015
1 WAGS - FORD Robert Edgar - 404015
1 WAGS - FORD Robert Edgar - 404015

Acknowledgements

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