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BALL, GEORGE ERIC, DFC

Service:Royal Air Force
Service Number:39842
Rank:Squadron Leader
Date of Death:1 February 1946
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Units:No. 222 Squadron, RAF †

Citations

Distinguished Flying Cross:
This officer has destroyed five enemy aircraft. He pursued one of these at night for fifty miles before shooting it down. His excellent leadership has instilled great confidence in his flight.

Burial Details

Cemetery:EXETER HIGHER CEMETERY
Grave:Sec. Z.K. Grave 130.

External Links

The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Citation (1 October 1940)

Record updated on 21 March 2018.


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