PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Ayles, Reginald Norman (Service number: 581490 (NCO)/51539 (Officer))
Date of birth: Unknown
Nationality:  British
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
? Sergeant
? Warrant Officer
7 March, 1943: Pilot Officer on Probation (emergency)
7 September, 1943: Flying Officer on Probation (war sub)
25 January, 1945 : Flight Lieutenant (war sub)
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING MEDAL (DFM)
Rank: Sergeant
Unit: No. 103 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: October 24th, 1941
 
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Pilot Officer
Unit: No. 61 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: July 13th, 1943
Action: Citation:
"Since the award of the DFM, this officer has taken part in many operations with much success. Even when his aircraft has been damaged by anti-aircraft fire, he has remained cool and undaunted, and his example has been an inspiration to his crew. During his second tour of duty he has completed three attacks on Berlin and six on Essen, and has also operated against heavily defended targets in the Ruhr and Italy."
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Page 6190 | Issue 35322, 21 October 1941 | London Gazette | The Gazette
- Page 2100 | Supplement 36009, 7 May 1943 | London Gazette | The Gazette
- Page 3157 | Supplement 36089, 9 July 1943 | London Gazette | The Gazette
- Page 4015 | Supplement 36165, 7 September 1943 | London Gazette | The Gazette
- Page 1317 | Supplement 36974, 6 March 1945 | London Gazette | The Gazette
- Flight Magazine, 26th August, 1943
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