Armed Forces: Medals

House of Lords written question – answered on 22 October 2012.

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Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will release the citation behind the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Flying Officer John Walter de Foix Rawle (113590) of RAFVR No. 138 Squadron announced in the London Gazette on 19 September 1944.

Photo of Lord Astor of Hever Lord Astor of Hever The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Papers relating to why the Distinguished Flying Cross was awarded to Flying Officer John Walter de Foix Rawle are no longer held by the Ministry of Defence, and any that may have survived will be in the custody of the National Archives at Kew. Any inquiries to them should quote Air Ministry File reference number A691847/44 and Public Record Office piece number 9275.

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