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SP(BB)37 Wing Commander Cryil Jones DFC
Jones was with 66 Squadron when its Spitfires arrived in 1938. In April 1940 he was posted to 611 Squadron and was in action over Dunkirk. In August 1940 he was posted to 312 Squadron, before being posted to 616 Squadron at Kenley in September. He flew 32 sorties and claimed two Bf 109s. He was badly wounded in the right elbow by return fire from a He 111 in November which prevented him from flying for nearly a year. He returned to flying as a Flight Commander with 601 Squadron, later becoming the Squadron Commander. From February 1942 until February 1944 Jones commanded 79 Squadron in India and Burma. During this time he shot down two Mitsubishi bombers. He was awarded the DFC in 1944 having completed three tours of operations.

Wing Commander Cyril Arthur Trevor Jones DFC
Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.


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