PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Archer, Phillip Leslie Irving (Service number: J3508)
Date of birth: 1917 (Bridgetown/Barbados, United Kingdom)
Nationality:  Canadian
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit: 416 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (416 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force)
Awarded on: September 11th, 1942
Action: Citation:
"This officer has completed sorties over enemy territory and has destroyed at least four enemy aircraft. On one occasion, although wounded in the leg, Flight Lieutenant Archer flew his badly damaged aircraft back to the base where he executed a skilful landing. He is a most efficient leader."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Third Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 35699 published on the 8 September 1942
- Air Force Association of Canada
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