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SQNLDR John Edwin Ashley
WILLIAMS DFC MID
Service: Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number: 40652
Born: 6 May 1919—Wellington, NZ (to Australian parents)
Deceased: 28 March 1944 — Brux (Most) Czech Republic (at the hands of the Gestapo)
Enlistment Place: UK
Posting on Death: No. 450 Squadron
Rank: Squadron Leader
WWII Honours and Gallantry: Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) as published in the London Gazette 16 March 1943
Posthumous Award: Mention in Despatches (MID) awarded on 8 June 1944
The 450 Squadron RAAF Association Incorporated is indebted to the late Alan J Harris dec., a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force on loan to the
450 Squadron RAAF during his WWII tour of duty in the Middle East. Alan's loyal support and legacy has made this Website a reality, in the name of the famous Desert Harassers®.
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