PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Andrew, Emerson William
Date of birth: 1918 (Toronto/Ontario, Canada)
Nationality:  Canadian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Service number J24423.
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit: No. 78 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (No. 78 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force)
Awarded on: December 5th, 1944
Action: Citation:
"Flight Lieutenant Andrew has completed a large number of sorties, including attacks on such targets as Kiel, Stuttgart and Munster. He is a keen, courageous and resourceful captain of aircraft and his example has .greatly inspired his crews. In a sortie on one occasion, two engines failed whilstover the sea. It became necessary to bring the aircraft down on to the water, a task which Flight Lieutenant Andrew accomplished with great skill. None of his crew was injured and they were rescued a few hours later."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Fifth Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36826 published on the 1 December 1944
- Air Force Association of Canada
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