PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ardeline, Paul (Service number: J16569)
Date of birth: 1917 (Regina/Saskatchewan, Canada)
Nationality:  Canadian
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Flying Officer
Unit: 152 Squadron, Royal Air Force (152 Squadron, Royal Air Force)
Awarded on: October 19th, 1945
Action: Citation:
"Flying Officer Ardeline has served with this squadron since January 1944. Prior to this he took part in attacks on the Arakan and Imphal fronts and in the night defence of the Calcutta area. During the whole on his tour he has displayed outstanding keenness and determination to engage the enemy. Recently he pursued a formation of hostile aircraft far into Burma, damaging one and probably destroying another. The example set by Flying Officer Ardeline has been an inspiration to his fellow pilots."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Fourth Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37313 published on the 16 October 1945
- Air Force Association of Canada
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