PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Anderson, Gordon Doak (Service number: R123618/J53199)
Date of birth: January 22nd, 1923 (Saint Vital-Winnipeg/Manitoba, Canada)
Date of death:  November 27th, 2006
Nationality:  Canadian
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Warrant Officer 1st Class (now Pilot Officer)
Unit: No.10 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (No.10 (Bomber Reconnaissance) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force)
Awarded on: January 1st, 1945
Action: Citation:
"On the 10th of May 1945, several hundred miles out over the North Atlantic, Warrant Officer Anderson, as navigator of a long range operational aircraft, displayed great skill in pin-pointing the position of a surrendered U-Boat, directing the naval forces to the exact position and enabling them to effect its capture. Throughout this navigator's tour of operational flying he has displayed courage and skill of the same high standard."
Details: Award presented 9 July 1949.
 
 
 
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Picture source:   - Lorena Anderson
Information source(s):   - The Canada Gazette of December 1, 1945
- Air Force Association of Canada
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