GALVIN [DFC], Glenburne George

POW German - Held Stalag Luft 4 POW number 2016 Awarded DFC RTA. " A wireless operator of outstanding ability, Flying Officer Galvin has taken part in many attacks on varied enemy targets in Europe. He has always shown marked enthusiasm for operational flying and has performed his duties with effeciency, undeterred by adverse weather or enemy opposition."

Last Name
GALVIN [DFC]
Given Names
Glenburne George
Service Number
401208
Distinguished Flying Cross
YES
Date of Birth
07/01/1911
Birth Location
Batlow N.S.W
Enlistment Date
04/01/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 10, WAGS Course 11
Intake Date
06/02/1941
Finish Date
25/08/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
03/12/1945 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
35 SQN
Rank
Flight Lieutenant
Prisoner of War
POW
Notes

POW German - Held Stalag Luft 4 POW number 2016 Awarded DFC RTA. " A wireless operator of outstanding ability, Flying Officer Galvin has taken part in many attacks on varied enemy targets in Europe. He has always shown marked enthusiasm for operational flying and has performed his duties with effeciency, undeterred by adverse weather or enemy opposition."

NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1 WAGS - GALVIN Glenburne George - 401208
1 WAGS - GALVIN Glenburne George - 401208
1 WAGS - GALVIN Glenburne George - 401208 Citation

Acknowledgements

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