CAMPBELL [DFC], Colin Edward

" F/Off Campbell has now completed two tours of operational duty as wireless operator. During the latter your he attacked a large number of the most heavily defended targets in Germany.In May, 1943, whilst engaged on a reconnaissance flight in which he combined duties of wireless operator and air gunner, he attacked and destroyed a J.U. 52. This officer has throughout his operational career displayed fine fighting spirit and keenness of a high order."

Last Name
CAMPBELL [DFC]
Given Names
Colin Edward
Service Number
406688
Distinguished Flying Cross
YES
Date of Birth
28/10/1922
Birth Location
Corrigin Western Australia
Enlistment Date
03/03/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth W.A.
Course Details
WAGS Course 12, 1 W.A.G.S Gallantry Citations
Intake Date
03/04/1941
Finish Date
22/09/1941
To
2BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
23/10/1945 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
466 SQN
Rank
Flying Officer
Notes

" F/Off Campbell has now completed two tours of operational duty as wireless operator. During the latter your he attacked a large number of the most heavily defended targets in Germany.In May, 1943, whilst engaged on a reconnaissance flight in which he combined duties of wireless operator and air gunner, he attacked and destroyed a J.U. 52. This officer has throughout his operational career displayed fine fighting spirit and keenness of a high order."

NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1 WAGS - CAMPBELL Colin Edward - 406688 Citation

Acknowledgements

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