Operational Medals.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force. – in the House of Commons on 17th June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Robert Boothby Mr Robert Boothby , Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire Eastern

Will my hon. and gallant Friend bear in mind that under the present system some operational pilots can take part in, say, 30 operations with complete success, but, owing to the fact that no untoward incidents take place, they do not get any recognition? Will he not consider issuing Service medals to all operational pilots who have taken part in quite a small number of operations?