Bar to DFC
Flying Officer George William HODGES, D.F.C. (158415),. R.A.F.V.R., 156 Sqn.
HODGES, George William, F/O, DFC (158415, RAFVR*) - No.156 Squadron
Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 6 November 1945.
Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 20086.
Since the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, Flying Officer Hodges has completed numerous sorties with the Pathfinder Force. These have included attacks on targets at Calais, Duisburg and Hamburg.
Flying Officer Hodges has completed four tours of duty during his operational career and has always shown keenness and devotion to duty of a very high order.
Citation details provided by Hugh Halliday.