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Surname STIMPSON   Initials M C   First Name MAURICE CECIL  
Decorations DFC  
Rank Flight Leutenant   Unit RAF   Service No. 155249  
Age 22  Deceased 15/02/1944  Previous Squadron 1662 CU  
Comments 20/7/43 - F/S STIMPSOM reported for flying duties fom 1662 C.U. with crew  
Address Headstone Lane, Hertfordshire  
Cemetery RUNNYMEDE MEMORIALSurrey, United Kingdom  
Grave Location Panel 203.  
Additional Info Son of Harry and Nellie Louisa Stimpson, of Headstone Lane, Hertfordshire.  
War Graves Link 1808038  Grave Photo ** YES ** Cemetery Photo ** YES **
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 
Source Date Comments
ORB  20/07/1943  F/S STEPHENS and F/S STIMPSOM reported for flying duties fom 1662 C.U. with crews also 
LG 36374  8/02/1944  DFC Notification 
ORB  15/02/1944  one aircraft is missing (F/L M. C. STIMPSON DFC & CREW)