MANN, P/O Lloyd Robertson (J15638) - Distinguished Flying Cross - No.420 Squadron
Award effective 31 December 1942 as per London Gazette dated 12 January 1943 and AFRO 232/43 dated 12 February 1943.
Born 1919; home in Truro, Nova Scotia;
enlisted in Halifax, 18 July 1940.
Trained at No.1 ITS (graduated 12 October 1940),
No.1 WS (graduated 31 May 1941)
and No.1 BGS (graduated 15 March 1941).
Commissioned June 1942.
Killed in action 21 December 1942.
As wireless operator/air gunner, Pilot Officer Mann has displayed courage and efficiency of the highest order. On several occasions, by his technical skill, he has enabled his captain to fly a badly damaged aircraft safely to base.
He has taken part in operations over the enemy's most heavily defended areas and his cheerfulness and devotion to duty under the most trying conditions have set a high example to his crew.