156 Squadron Log
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFC  8/02/1944  Acting Flight Lieutenant Maurice Cecil STIMPSON(155249), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 156 Squadron.

Throughout his tour of operations this officer has displayed skill, courage and keenness of a high order.

One night m January, 1944, Flight Lieutenant Stimpson captained an aircraft detailed to attack targets in Berlin. During the bombing run his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire. Although the bomber sustained much damage and the navigator was injured, Flight Lieutenant Stimpson pressed home his attack and afterwards flew safely to base.

This officer has attacked a wide variety of targets in Germany, including 11 sorties against the enemy's capital city 
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