PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Alger, Clifford Tompkins
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  August 1st, 2008 (North Bay/Ontario, Canada)
Nationality:  Canadian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Service number J.87340.

Clifford Alger published his memoires called "My Generation's Challenge - A WW2 Bomber Pilot's Memoir".
He lies buried at Terrace Lawn Cemetery, North Bay, Ontario.
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit: No. 434 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
Awarded on: September 21st, 1945
Action: Citiation:
"Flight Lieutenant Alger has completed his first operational tour against the enemy. Among the targets attacked were many heavily defended German cities including Essen, Cologne, Munich and Stuttgart. On one occasion, in order to carry out a successful attack on Stuttgart he made three orbits before releasing his bombs. In this instance and at all other times throughout his tour, he displayed courage of [a] very high order and a fine offensive spirit by pressing home the attacks."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Fourth Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37277 published on the 18 September 1945
- Air Force Association of Canada
- The Intelligencer - Death Notices
- 434 Squadron
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