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Surname LANG   Initials A G   First Name ALASTAIR GRANT  
Decorations DFC  
Rank Squadron Leader   Unit RAF   Service No. 114170  
Age Unknown  Deceased   Previous Squadron  
Grave Location  
Additional Info  
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Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFC  9/03/1943  Acting Flight Lieutenant Alastair Grant LANG (114170), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 156 Squadron.

LANG, Alastair Grant, A/F/L (114170, RAFVR*) - No.156 Squadron - Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 12 March 1943. Following text from Air Ministry Bulletin 9511.

This officer has participated in numerous operational sorties against targets in Germany and Italy. He has always displayed exceptional ability and has consistently set a high example of courage and determination.

Citation details provided by Hugh Halliday. 
Source Date Comments
ORB  10/03/1942  F/L LANG awarded D.F.C. 
ORB  23/09/1942  P/O LANG flew to West Malling to collect S/Ldr AINSWORTH's aircraft and returned to base. 
ORB  14/10/1942  P/O LANG flew to MARTLESHAM to pick up P/O CYBULSKI and crew 
LG 35936  9/03/1943  DFC Notification 
ORB  22/05/1943  F/L LANG DFC and F/L VERDON-ROE DFC. (both missing) appointed to rank of Acting Squadron Leader w.e.f. 12 April 1943.