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Surname BOUCH   Initials A   First Name ALBERT  
Decorations DFM  
Rank Sergeant   Unit RAF   Service No. 1336404  
Age 21  Deceased 15/06/1944  Previous Squadron  
Comments 12/8/43 - Sgt J. H. HEWITT and Crew arrive on Squadron  
Address Wisbech, Cambridgeshire  
Cemetery COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY  
Grave Location V. G. 1.  
Additional Info Son of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Bouch, of Wisbech  
War Graves Link 2774900  Grave Photo ** YES ** Cemetery Photo NO
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFM  22/01/1946  Flight Sergeant 1336404 Albert BOUCH, R.A.F.V.R., 582 Sqn., with effect from 14th June, 1944 (since deceased).

L.G. 25/1/1946. Sorties 41, Flying Hours 246. Air Gunner. Air2/9276.

Flight Sergeant Bouch is the rear gunner of a very good marking crew. He has taken part in 41 bombing attacks on most of the heavily defended German targets, including 9 on Berlin as well as on French and Italian targets.

His cheerfulness and pleasant disposition have inspired his crew to even greater efforts and they show amazing confidence in his ability to protect the rearguard of the aircraft.

He is recommended fro the warad of the Distinguished Flying Medal.

12th June 1944. (Award w.e.f. 14/6/44)

Remarks by Station Commander.

This Air Gunner has made many operational trips on some of the most heavily defended areas in Germany. His high sense of devotion to duty and skills as an Air Gunner make him worthy of being recommended for the award of the Distinguished Flying Medal. 
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Source Date Comments
LG 37443  22/01/1946  DFM Notification