PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Shuttlewood, George Douglas (Service number: 185160)
Date of birth: Unknown
Nationality:  British
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
? Warrant Officer
9 August, 1944: Pilot Officer on Probation (emergency)
9 February, 1945: Flying Officer (war sub)
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Flying Officer
Unit: No. 612 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on: May 22nd, 1945
Action: This officer has completed very many sorties including numerous successful attacks on enemy shipping.
On one occasion in December, 1944, he pressed home an attack against four enemy vessels, one of which was apparantly set on fire. In January, 1945 he secured another notable success hen in the face of intense enemy fire he attacked a force of E. boats. One E. boat was seen to fall astern of the formation and eventually dissappeared.

On all his missions Flying Officer Shuttlewood has shown th greatest persistance in seeking out the enemy and he has displayed courage, skill, and resolution of a high order.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36780/supplement/5074
- Page 1585 | Supplement 36996, 20 March 1945 | London Gazette | The Gazette
- Page 2622 | Supplement 37088, 18 May 1945 | London Gazette | The Gazette
- Page 2622 | Supplement 37088, 18 May 1945 | London Gazette | The Gazette
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