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Surname BAXTER   Initials J C   First Name JOHN CHARLES  
Decorations DFM  
Rank Warrant Officer   Unit RAF   Service No. 1251291  
Age 23  Deceased 31/03/1944  Previous Squadron  
Comments 28/3/43 - J F THOMSON and Crew arrive on Station  
Address Camberwell, London.  
Cemetery BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERYBerlin, Berlin, Germany  
Grave Location 4. J. 2.  
Additional Info Son of William B. Baxter and Mary A. Baxter; husband of Rose Baxter, of Camberwell, London.  
War Graves Link 2078675  Grave Photo ** YES ** Cemetery Photo ** YES **
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFM  15/10/1943  1251291 Acting Flight Sergeant John Charles BAXTER, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 156 Squadron.

L.G. 19/10/1943. Sorties 34, Flying hours 194. Air Gunner. Air2/8983.

Sergeant Baxter has taken part in 34 operational sorties against targets in Germany, Italy and enemy occupied countries.
He has completed 20 trips with this squadron on Path Finder Force marker duties.
This N.C.O. has shown great keenness for operations and has shown exceptional coolness in the face of heavy enemy opposotion.
An exceptional Air Gunner who has proved himself worthy of the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal. 
Source Date Comments
LG 36215  15/10/1943  DFC Notification