PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Allen, Hubert Raymond "Dizzy" (Service number: 42582)
Date of birth: March 19th, 1919
Date of death:  May 31st, 1987
Nationality:  British
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit: No. 66 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: July 22nd, 1941
Action: Citation:
"This officer has displayed great determination in combat and has destroyed at least six hostile aircraft. On a recent occasion, he encountered a formation of three enemy bombers escorted by five fighters. Flight Lieutenant Allen immediately attacked these aircraft in company with another pilot, and succeeded in destroying one of the fighters."
 
     
OFFICIER IN DE ORDE VAN ORANJE NASSAU (ON.4)
Rank: Squadron Leader
Awarded on: September 9th, 1952
Action: Citation (general):
"In recognition of valuable services rendered while employed as adviser to the Netherlands Air Force."
Details: With Swords
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Page 4214 | Issue 35225, 22 July 1941 | London Gazette | The Gazette
- Page 4788 | Issue 39641, 9 September 1952 | London Gazette | The Gazette
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