Re: RAF Pilot Sgt DFM winner ID??

Discussion in 'Searching for Someone & Military Genealogy' started by Danny Burt, Feb 24, 2020.

  1. Danny Burt

    Danny Burt Member

    Hiya all,

    Just bought this photo off ebay, can anyone ID him. Yes a long shot. He has been awarded a DFM it looks like.

    Thank you


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  2. travers1940

    travers1940 Well-Known Member

    Agreed long odds. I think you'll need lady luck on your side as 6637 were awarded in WW2 alone.
  3. Robert-w

    Robert-w Well-Known Member

    You are likely to need to look at the back of the photo. If it was taken in a studio there is likely to be a date and the name of the studio (which gives a location). This can narrow things down when looking in the Gazette
  4. travers1940

    travers1940 Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Feb 25, 2020
  5. alieneyes

    alieneyes Senior Member

    And something to keep in mind is that if this chap was an American in the RAF, his DFM will not have been gazetted.

    Same applies for airmen from the occupied countries. Poland, Netherlands, Czechoslovakia, Belgium etc.


  6. wibs12

    wibs12 Patron Patron

    What's the shoulder patch?
  7. alieneyes

    alieneyes Senior Member

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