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KING, ELWYN ROY, DSO, DFC

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:204
Rank:Group Captain
Place of Birth:Bathurst, NSW, Australia
Date of Death:28 November 1941
Decorations:Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Flying Cross


Distinguished Service OrderDistinguished Flying Cross (WWI)1914-15 Star
British War MedalVictory Medal1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Citations

Distinguished Flying Cross (WWI):
During operations in the early part of September this officer rendered gallant and valuable service in bombing and attacking with machine-gun fire enemy billets, trains, troops, etc. In carrying out these operations he insures success by descending to low altitudes, disregarding personal danger incurred by doing so.

Burial Details

Cemetery:VICTORIA CREMATION MEMORIAL
Grave:Panel 3 (cremated Fawkner Crematorium).

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
The AIF Project

Record updated on 15 May 2018.


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