EIGHTEEN DECORATIONS Six immediate and 12 non-immedi-ate awards to New Zealand airmen for outstanding service on operations overseas are announced in advice received by the Air Department from London. They include two D.S.O.s to men who have already won the D.F.C. The citations have not yet been received. The awards go to the following:— ! DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER. Acting Squadron Leader Alfred William Gordon Cochfane, D.F.C. (father, Mr. W. M. Cochrane, Rawene), immediate award; Acting Squadron Leader James Arnold Harrison, D.F.C. (wife, I Mrs. J. A. Harrison, 218 Highgate, Roslyn, Dunedin), immediate award. DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS, j Flight Lieutenant Duncan Le Quesne Badley (father, Mr. R. L. Badley, Lees Road, Taradale, Hawke's Bay), immediate award; Flying Officer Kenneth Gerald Orman (mother, Mrs. L. A. Orman, 56 Fortification Road, Seatoun, Wellington), immediate award; Flying Officer Roy Emile Le Long (father, Mr. E. Le Long, 34 Harbutt Avenue, Mt. Albert, Auckland), immediate award; Acting Flying Officer Donald William McKenzie (mother, Mrs. W. M. McKenzie, 22 Ngataringa Road, Devonport, Auckland), immediate award; Flying Officer James Alan Pearce (sisters, Misses B. and J. Pearce, 31 Peacock Street, Christchurch); Flying Officer Gordon Hedley Hewitt (mother, Mrs. R. A. Hewitt, 3 Brown Street, Epsom, Auckland); Flight Lieutenant Malcolm Robert Head. D.S.O. (wife, Mrs. N. E. Head, care Mrs. Olson, 213 Aro Street, Wellington); Flight Lieu-
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BRAVE AIRMEN, Evening Post, Volume CXXXVIII, Issue 142, 13 December 1944
BRAVE AIRMEN Evening Post, Volume CXXXVIII, Issue 142, 13 December 1944
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