Flight Sergeant 936181 Cyril BENTHAM, R.A.F.V.R., 156 Sqn.
L.G. 27/6/1944. Sorties 36, Flying hours 239. Flight Engineer. Air 2/9015.
Flight Sergeant Bentham has completed 36 operational flights, 8 of which have been with the Path Finder Force.
Most of the targets have been the most heavily defended in Germany and Italy. He has proved himself to be a courageous and reliable member of his crew.
This N.C.O. is keen, determined and very efficient and has at all times shown a high sense of devotion to duty.
His high example make him most worthy of the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal.
19th April 1944