Fling Officer Arthur James McLEOD (Can/J.35524), 156 Sqn., with effect from 19th February, 1945.
MacLEOD, F/O Arthur James (J35524) - Distinguished Flying Cross - No.156 Squadron - Award effective 19 February 1945 as per London Gazette dated 1 March 1946 and AFRO 418/46 dated 18 April 1946.
Born 1915 in Syndey, Nova Scotia; home there;
enlisted in Halifax, 11 August 1942.
Trained at No.6 ITS (graduated 16 April 1943),
No.1 BGS (graduated 7 August 1943),
and No.1 AOS (graduated 17 September 1943).
Medal presented 12 November 1948.
Shot down and taken prisoner, 20 February 1945.
Postwar employed in Halifax by Department of Veterans Affairs.
This officer 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.