RAF SPECIAL DUTIES Charlton, Christopher William

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Charlton
  • FORENAME
Christopher William
  • UNIT
161 Squadron (RAFVR)
  • RANK
Flight Sergeant
  • NUMBER
971845
  • AWARD
Distinguished Flying Medal
  • PLACE
1943
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
wireless op./air gunner
 

CITATION:

Distinguished Flying Medal : As wireless operator /air gunner this airman has taken part in a very large number of sorties. He
has at all times proved himself to be a most re-liable member of aircraft crew and his skilful work has contributed materially to the successes obtained. Flight Sergeant Charlton has set a fine example of devotion to duty.

WEB LINKS:

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36241/data.pdf
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HCBeesley

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Flt Sgt Christopher William CHARLTON (971845)​

This gentleman was my grandfather,he had many close shaves with death and lost many friends in his time in the RAF.He was also in the goldfish club after being shot down and ditching in the bay of biscay in the 1st successful ditching of a Halifax.
Regards
Chris Beesley
 
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