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GAZE, FREDERICK ANTHONY OWEN, DFC & 2 BARS, OAM

Service:Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Service Number:60096
Rank:Squadron Leader
Date of Birth:3 February 1920
Place of Birth:Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death:29 July 2013 (Aged 93 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross and Two Bars
Medal of the Order of Australia

AWM: P00181.004

Citations

Distinguished Flying Cross:
This officer has shown a persistent desire to engage the enemy on all occasions. In a recent combat he undoubtedly saved his squadron commander from being shot down over enemy territory by destroying his two attackers. He has now destroyed at least three enemy aircraft.

External Links

The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Citation (5 August 1941)
The London Gazette - Second Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross Announcement (29 May 1945)
Wikipedia

References

Anon. 2013 Squadron Leader Tony Gaze. The Telegraph. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 11 April 2018 from <https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/10214903/Squadron-Leader-Tony-Gaze.html>.

Record updated on 10 April 2018.


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