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Surname McLEOD   Initials A J   First Name ARTHUR JAMES  
Decorations DFC  
Rank Flying Officer   Unit RCAF   Service No. (Can/J.35524),  
Age Unknown  Deceased   Previous Squadron  
Comments 23/10/44 - A D PELLY Crew arrive on Squadron  
Grave Location  
Additional Info  
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Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFC  26/02/1946  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).
Commissioned 1942. 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. 
Source Date Comments
LG 37486  26/02/1946  DFC Notification (Note spelling of McLEOD)