156 Squadron Log
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFM  14/01/1944  1390236 Flight Sergeant Alfred BARNETT, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 156 Squadron.

L.G. 18/1/1944. Sorties 40, Flying hours 252. Air Gunner. Air 2/9153.

This N.C.O. has carried out 40 operational sorties agianst heavily defended targets in Germany and enemy occupied territories, 29 of them being with this squadron on Path Finder Force duties.

Flight Sergeant Barnett is an excellent gunner, most efficient in his turret and invariably bright and cheerful. His alertness and keenness have been a very great asset to his crew and his high standard of devotion to operational duties are a fine example to the rest of the squadron.

This N.C.O. is highly recommended for the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal.

Remarks by the Station Commander.

The cheerful confidence displayed by this gunner inspired his crew. Recommended for the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal.

Citation details courtesy of Jonaton Hipkins