PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ainsworth, Gerald William
Date of birth: 1918 (Verdun/Québec, Canada)
Nationality:  Canadian
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Warrant Officer 1st class
Unit: No. 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: December 12th, 1944
Action: Citation:
"This Air Bomber has taken part in 34 successful attacks on the enemy in which he has always displayed great keenness and set a fine example to his crew. His photographic plots have always been under 1,000 yards on pin point targets, and he has also had excellent photographs on Schweinfurt, Aachen and Munich.
His ability and devotion to duty have been exemplary on all occasions, and his experience has proved of great value to his colleagues. He is an outstanding Bomb Aimer who has set a very high standard in skill and keenness to the rest of the squadron."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Third Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36835 published on the 8 December 1944
Air Force Association of Canada
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