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AIRMEN DECORATED

TWO AWARDED D.F.C

Tributes to . their determination and tenacity in pressing home attacks in the face of heavy odds are paid in citations accompanying awards of the Distinguished Flying Cross to two New Zealand officers serving overseas. The airmen decorated are Flying Officers Roy Oldfield Calvert and Cyril Keith Silcock, R.N.Z.A.F. . Flying Officer Calvert, at the beginning of this month, took part in the 94-bbmber raid on the" Le Creusot armament works. Flying Officer Silcock's award follows a spectacular attack in September by the aircraft of which he was captain on an aircraft factory in northern Germany. . \ - Flying Officer Calvert, who will be 29 years old on October 31, was born at Cambridge, and educated at the Southwell School, Hamilton, and King's College, Auckland. His father is Mr. G. Calvert, 20 Victoria Street, Cambridge. Born at Nelson in May, 1915, Flying Officer Silcock was educated at the Nelson College and the Nelson Technical School. His wife, Mrs. F. Silcock, resides at ,176 Waimea Street, Nelson, and his father, Mr. F. T. Silcock, at Totara Street, Nelson.

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AIRMEN DECORATED, Evening Post, Volume CXXXIV, Issue 104, 29 October 1942

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AIRMEN DECORATED Evening Post, Volume CXXXIV, Issue 104, 29 October 1942

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