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CRONIN, LAURANCE FRANCIS MARSHALL, DFC

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:400913
Rank:Flying Officer
Date of Birth:17 July 1918
Place of Birth:Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross

NAA: A9300, CRONIN L F M

Timeline

2 September 1944Kittyhawk A29-32: Aircraft force landed with undercarriage retracted at Letts Beach Road, near Dutson School, Victoria, after suffering a glycol and oil leak

Citations

Distinguished Flying Cross:
In air operations Flying Officer CRONIN has proved himself to be a determined and resourceful fighter.
This officer has destroyed at least five enemy aircraft, successes which are an excellent tribute to his skill and gallantry in combat.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, CRONIN LAURANCE FRANCIS MARSHALL : Service Number - 400913 : Date of birth - 17 Jul 1918 : Place of birth - CAMBERWELL VIC : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - CRONIN GLADYS, A9300, CRONIN L F M.

Record updated on 1 May 2018.


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