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Medals and Awards

Mention-in-Dispatches

 

The Mention in Dispatches (MID), an Oak Leaf emblem attached to the campaign ribbon, is awarded for valour and or service. Only the Victoria Cross and MID are awarded posthumously. Many were killed in action whilst doing gallant deeds and awarded the MID and not the VC.


439 Squadron Mention-in Dispatches Recipients 

CROSBY, F/O (Later S/ ) Robert Gordon (C22655)

HARRISON, F/O Michael (C20089)

 

Acknowledgement 

The information contained in this segment is provided by The Air Force Association of Canada and Hugh A. Halliday who is the author of the RCAF Personnel - Honours & Awards - 1939-1949 which can be found on the Air Force Association of Canada Website. Used with permission and sincere gratitude.

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