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Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:402; O383
Rank:Wing Commander
Date of Birth:27 July 1920
Place of Birth:Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Date of Death:12 December 2006 (Aged 86 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Flying Cross (US)
Air Medal (US)

AWM: 013722

Distinguished Flying Cross1939-45 StarPacific Star1939-45 War Medal
Australian Service Medal 1939-45Australian Active Service Medal 1945-75Korea MedalUN Service Medal for Korea
Australian Service Medal 1945-75Australian Defence MedalDistinguished Flying Cross (US)Air Medal (US)

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
Korean War Nominal Roll
The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Announcement (8 January 1952)
The London Gazette - Air Medal (US) Announcement (19 June 1951)


National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1959, Wing Commander Richard C Cresswell - RAAF No 0383 [Ex 402] - History file, A705, 163/26/597.

Record updated on 15 May 2018.


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