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DRUMMOND, JOHN FRASER, DFC

Service:Royal Air Force
Service Number:40810
Rank:Flying Officer
Date of Death:10 October 1940
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Units:No. 92 Squadron, RAF †

Citations

Distinguished Flying Cross:
During operations in Norway, this officer shot down two enemy aircraft and seriously damaged a further three. On one occasion, as pilot of one of two Hurricanes which attacked four Heinkel 111's, he damaged one of the enemy aircraft and then engaged two of the others. Despite heavy return fire, Pilot Officer Drummond pressed home his attack, silenced the rear guns of both aircraft and compelled the Heinkels to break off the engagement.

Burial Details

Cemetery:THORNTON GARDEN OF REST
Grave:Sec. A. Grave 3.

External Links

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Citation (26 July 1940)

Record updated on 22 July 2018.


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