156 Squadron Log
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFC  23/05/1944  Flying Officer Barclay William Gaunt FELGATE (156831), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 166 Squadron.

One night in May, 1944, this officer was the rear gunner of an aircraft detailed to attack a target in Northern France. When approaching the target, Flying Officer Felgate sighted an enemy fighter closing in. He promptly gave his pilot clear and concise evading directions and then brought his guns to bear with telling effect. His second burst of fire struck the enemy aircraft which caught fire and fell to the ground.

Flying Officer Felgate defended his aircraft with much skill. This officer has taken part in a number of sorties and has proved himself to be an alert and confident member of aircraft crew. 
Bar to DFC  1/05/1945  Acting Flight Lieutenant Barclay William Gaunt FELGATE, D.F.C. (15683-1), R.A.F.V.R., 156 Sqn.

FELGATE, Barclay William Gaunt, A/F/L, DFC (156831, RAFVR*) - No.156 Squadron

Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 22 May 1945.
Following citation from Flight, 5 July 1945.

Since the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, this officer has continued to operate with courage, enthusiasm and devotion to duty of a high order. He has participated in numerous operational sorties against a wide range of targets. His aircraft has been in combat on many occasions and at all times he has displayed outstanding skill and enthusiasm.

Citation details provided by Hugh Halliday.