|Service:||Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve|
|Date of Death:||7 June 1944|
|Decorations:||Distinguished Flying Medal|
|Units:||No. 29 Squadron, RAF †|
Distinguished Flying Medal:
During the past 12 months Flight Sergeant Ellis has carried out many operational sorties. He has displayed a high degree of skill and initiative. In January, 1942, he assisted in the destruction of a hostile aircraft after a long pursuit. Some time later, in extremely unfavourable flying weather, his skilful and accurate directions enabled his pilot to overcome a difficult situation and make a safe landing. During a sortie in June, 1942, he performed excellent work in an engagement with an enemy aircraft which was probably destroyed. This airman has always maintained a very high standard of efficiency, while his devotion to duty has set a very fine example.
|Cemetery:||BAYEUX WAR CEMETERY|
|Grave:||XXVI. B. 15 (Jt.)|
The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Medal Citation (11 August 1942)
Record updated on 21 April 2018.
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