156 Squadron Log
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFC  23/09/1944  Pilot Officer Alfred ASTLE (177562), R.A.F.V.R., 156 Sqn., with effect from 23rd September, 1944 (since deceased).

ASTLE, Alfred, P/O (177562, RAFVR*, since deceased) - No.156 Squadron - Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 12 February 1946, with effect from 23 September 1944. Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 20890.

Pilot Officer Astle, as navigator, has completed numerous operations against the enemy in the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty.

Citation details provided by Hugh Halliday.