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Surname WHITE   Initials J H   First Name JOHN HENRY  
Decorations DFC  
Rank Wing Commander   Unit RAF   Service No. 37620  
Age 28  Deceased 18/11/1943  Previous Squadron  
Address Weybridge, Surrey  
Cemetery BERLIN 1939-1945 WAR CEMETERYBerlin, Berlin, Germany  
Grave Location 1. G. 8.  
Additional Info Son of Henry Thomas White and Frances Margaret White, of Weybridge, Surrey.  
War Graves Link 2761425  Grave Photo ** YES ** Cemetery Photo ** YES **
Award Date Citation / Reference Squadron
DFC  7/09/1943  Squadron Leader John Henry WHITE (37620) Reserve of Air Force Officers, No. 156 Squadron.

WHITE, John Henry, S/L (37620, Royal Air Force) - No.156 Squadron - Distinguished Flying Cross - awarded as per London Gazette dated 10 September 1943. Following text from Air Ministry Bulletin 11391.

This officer has flown on many operational sorties against targets in Germany, Italy and enemy occupied territory. He has held the post of flight commander in his squadron since May 1943. In that capacity and as captain of aircraft, Squadron Leader White has shown powers of flying skill and leadership which have set an outstanding example to the other members of his squadron.

Citation details provided by Hugh Halliday. 
Source Date Comments
LG 36165  7/09/1943  DFC Notification