PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Arne, Ira Clifford (Service number: J38580)
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  February 23rd, 2008 (Oakville/Ontario, Canada)
Nationality:  Canadian
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Flying Officer
Unit: No. 11 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force (No. 11 Bomber Reconnaissance Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force)
Awarded on: July 10th, 1945
Action: Citation:
"Flying Officer Arne has completed two tours of operations over the North Atlantic during which time he has always shown the greatest keenness to seek out the enemy no matter how trying or hazardous the task. His precise navigation has always been held in high regard and on one occasion was directly responsible for an attack on an enemy submarine. His great enthusiasm and devotion to duty at all times have been most praiseworthy."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Third Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 37169 published on the 6 July 1945
- Air Force association of Canada
- Saskobitsandmemoriams.com
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