PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Anderson, James Clapham (Service number: 49568)
Date of birth: Unknown
Nationality:  British
BIOGRAPHY: 
Flight Lieutenant James Anderson joined the RAF in 1928.

Promotions:
31 January 1943: Flying Officer
27 July 1944: Flight Lieutenant (war subs)
9 November 1948: Flight Lieutenant (permanent)
4 June 1956: Squadron Leader
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Acting Flight Lieutenant
Unit: No. 57 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: September 10th, 1943
Action: "Flight Lieutenant Anderson has completed a large number of operational flights, in the course of which he attacked all the main targets in enemy territory. This officer also participated in two daylight raids on Le Creusot and Milan. He has always been a strong support to his captain and in no small measure has contributed to the success of all crews with whom he has flown. His work has been of great value. He possessed expert technical knowledge which has been an immense advantage in the training of new air crews."
 
     
ORDER WOJENNY VIRTUTI MILITARI - KRZYZ SREBRNY
Unit: No.57 Squadron, Royal Air Force
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36165/supplement/4012
- Air Ministry Bulletin 11391
- Berwickshire News December 30th 1952
Promoties: - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36113/supplement/3441
- https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36660/supplement/3821/data.pdf
- https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/38611/supplement/2393/data.pdf
- https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/40803/supplement/3443/data.pdf
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