PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Allen, Ethan 2nd
Date of birth: 1919 (France)
Nationality:  Canadian
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Flying Officer
Unit: No. 224 Squadron, Royal CanadianAir Force
Awarded on: February 8th, 1944
Action: Citation:
"Flying Officer Allen has completed many sorties and throughout has displayed great keenness and determination. One night as captain of aircraft he executed an attack on a large U-boat. Pressing home his attack with great determination, Flying Officer Allen straddled the vessel with a number of depth charges. On several other occasions this officer has participated in successful attacks on the enemy's underwater craft. By his skill, courage and coolness he has set a very fine example."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Fifth Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36368 published on the 4 February 1944
- Air Force Association of Canada
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