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Surname SINFIELD   Initials D F   First Name DAVID FORSTER  
Decorations DFC  
Rank Flying Officer   Unit RAF   Service No. 153833  
Age 19  Deceased 21/02/1945  Previous Squadron  
Comments 23/10/44 - A D PELLY Crew arrive on Squadron  
Address Bletchley, Buckinghamshire  
Cemetery RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERYKamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany  
Grave Location 11. A. 14.  
Additional Info Son of William Panter Sinfield, and of Mary Elizabeth Sinfield (nee Forster), of Bletchley, Buckinghamshire. Exhibitioner of Bedford Modern School.  
War Graves Link 2032777  Grave Photo ** YES ** Cemetery Photo ** YES **
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFC  19/02/1945  Flying Officer David Forster SINFIELD (153833), R.A.F.V.R., 156 Sqn., with effect from 19th February, 1945. (since deceased).

SINFIELD, David Forster, F/O (153833, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, deceased) - No.156 Squadron - Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 1 March 1946 with effect from 19 February 1945. RCAF AFRO 418/46 dated 18 April 1946 has citation under heading "RAF Trained in Canada" (attended No.20 EFTS, No.9 SFTS and No.1 AOS).

This officer has completed, as navigator, numerous operations against the enemy in the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty.

Citation details provided by Hugh Halliday. 
Source Date Comments
LG 37486  26/02/1946  DFC Notification