Rank & Name: F/S C.E.A. Dunlop DFM

Date of Death: 06/05/1941
Details:

 

Little is known of Sgt Dunlop at this time. He was AG when he and his crew went missing on a mission to Cherbourg. view details (image courtesy of the Air Crew Rememberance Society)

The ORB notes on 30/09/1940 - 625116 - Sgt. Dunlop. CEA awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal for gallantry and devotion to duty in operations carried out against the enemy.

It is possible that this award was given in relation to a reconnaissance sortie flown on the 30th of April, 1940, which was 59 Squadron's first of the war. The pilot, P/O N.B. Hallmark received the D.F.C, was promoted to the rank of Squardon Leader and soon after posted to another squadron for flying duties. At the time, F/Sgt was a Sgt.

Further Information
Awardee of the Battle of Britain Clasp - Although entitlement was revoked by the Air Ministry in 1960 (read more)

If you have any information about F/S Dunlop, please contact me, thank you.

Rest In Peace