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WELLUM, GEOFFREY HARRIS AUGUSTUS, DFC

Service:Royal Air Force
Service Number:42925
Rank:Squadron Leader
Date of Birth:4 August 1921
Date of Death:18 July 2018 (Aged 96 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Units:No. 92 Squadron, RAF

IWM: HU 112488

Citations

Distinguished Flying Cross:
This officer has been with his squadron since the evacuation from Dunkirk. During the recent offensive operations over France he has led his section and flight with great skill and determination. He has destroyed at least three enemy aircraft and damaged several others.

External Links

The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Citation (5 August 1941)
Wikipedia

References

Austin, H. 2018 Geoffrey Wellum: Youngest RAF pilot to fly in Battle of Britain dies aged 97. The Independent. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 22 July 2018 from <https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/geoffrey-wellum-raf-battle-of-britain-youngest-pilot-second-world-war-world-war-two-a8455671.html>.

Record updated on 22 July 2018.


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