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Surname JACKSON   Initials D S   First Name DAVID STUART  
Decorations DFC  
Rank Pilot Oficer   Unit RAF   Service No. 171902  
Age 21  Deceased 4/05/1944  Previous Squadron 626  
Comments Returned to Main Force (626 Squadron) 26/1/44 (ORB)  
Grave Location Plot 1. Row 1. Grave 1.  
Additional Info Son of Herbert Guy and Emily Jackson, of Wetherby, Yorkshire.  
War Graves Link 2346058  Grave Photo ** YES ** Cemetery Photo ** YES **
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFC  18/12/1945  Pilot Officer David Stuart JACKSON (171902), R.A.F.V.R.. 626 Sqn., with effect from 2nd May, 1944 (since deceased).

JACKSON, David Stuart, P/O (171902, RAFVR*, since deceased) - No.626 Squadron
Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 21 December 1945, with effect from 2 May 1944.

Born 1923;
educated at The Friends School, Essex and Nerchant Venturers, Bristol.
Home in Bristol.
Enlisted June 1941;
trained in United States;
awarded DFM in February 1944;
commissioned February 1944.
Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin.

This officer has completed, as pilot, many successful operations against the enemy, in the course of which he has invariably displayed high skill, fortitude and devotion to duty.

Citation details provided by Hugh Halliday 
Source Date Comments
ORB  26/01/1944  W/O JACKSON AND W/O GALLAGHER AND CREWS returned to Main Force (626 SQUADRON) 
LG 37399  18/12/1945  DFC Notification