PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Anderson, Leonard Gerhard
Date of birth: 1913 (Saskatchewan, Canada)
Nationality:  Canadian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Service number J88645.
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Pilot Officer
Unit: No.408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (No.408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force)
Awarded on: May 5th, 1945
Action: Citation:
"Pilot Officer Anderson has now successfully completed a tour against the enemy on four-engined bombers. He has navigated over many heavily defended targets on the continent, including Hamburg, Duisburg and Essen.
Throughout his tour he has proven to be a most able navigator and on many occasions was responsible for the safety of his aircraft and crew by skilful navigation.
His cheerfulness, co-operation and disregard for dangers has been an inspiration to his crew members and other navigators of the squadron."
Details: Award presented 18 June 1949.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Fourth Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37036 published on the 13 April 1945
- Air Force Association of Canada
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