OLIVER George Richard MID

RAAF Born Boulder WA 22 October 1921 Died Kardinya WA 8 July 2010

Service No: 415352 O52895.  Pre-War 13th Field Ambulance 1939. 1941-42 RAAF Pilot. Pearce, Cunderdin, Geraldton. 1943 UK RAF 3 Group Bomber Command. 1944 38 Group Stirling Bombers Special Duties shot down Arnhem Holland. Mentioned in Despatches. Post war 17 years Reserve. WA Air Training Instructor. Awarded the Mentioned in a Despatch (MID) – For distinguished service: 14 June 1945. Joined Highgate Sub-Branch July 1995. Awarded the Cadet Forces Medal. Associations: Air Force & Air Crew, Legacy. Author: They Didn”t Just Drop from a Cloud (2000). Awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur and presented by the French Ambassador in mid-2000s.

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