PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Alexander, John Playfair
Date of birth: Unknown
Nationality:  Canadian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Service number C.1272.
     
OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (OBE)
Rank: Squadron Leader
Unit: No.11 (Movements) Group
Awarded on: June 2nd, 1943
Action: Citation:
"Squadron Leader Alexander has successfully completed twenty North Atlantic crossings as a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force Conducting Service. While employed on this tedious and dangerous task this officer has displayed exceptional leadership and tact in the handling of personnel and commendable organizing ability in the execution of his duties. His diligence, perseverance and exceptional devotion to duty have been an excellent example to his fellow conducting officers and disciplinarians."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Second Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36034 published on the 28 May 1943
- Air Force Association of Canada
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