Awardee List for the year 1942


A total of 2 Awards are listed.
Distinguished Flying Cross : 2 |
Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn Ldr Karun Krishna Majumdar 1555 GD(P)Unit : No.1 Squadron, RIAF  Award Date Announced 10 Nov 42
Details : Early this year this officer commanded the squadron during its activities in Burma. He led two unescorted attacks on enemy airfields in Thailand and attacks in support of the army in Tennasserim; he also completed valuable reconnaissances during the retirement from Rangoon to the Prome positions.
Reference: London Gazette 35777 dated 10 Nov 1942, Page 4868 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn Ldr Aspy Merwan Engineer 1554 GD(P)Unit : No.1 Squadron, RIAF  Award Date Announced 10 Nov 42
Details :
Citation Not Available
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