PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Aitcheson, George Douglas
Date of birth: Unknown
Nationality:  Canadian
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL (DFM)
Rank: Flight Sergeant
Unit: No. 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: May 18th, 1943
Action: Citation:
"Flight Sergeant Aitcheson is an outstanding bomb aimer who has had a most successful operational career. On one occasion he both navigated the aircraft and bombed the target during an attack on the submarine base at Lorient, thereby completing a most successful operation. Whatever the operation he invariably guided his captain to the centre of the target before releasing his bombs. His splendid record of courage and undaunted determination have been an inspiration to all the squadron."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36017 published on the 14 May 1943
- Air Force Association of Canada
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