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Molyneaux, Harold Arthur Sydney DFC (Lieutenant)

Survived 1918-04-04

Male Head

Birth Date: 1896-03-14 (age 85)

Born: Toronto, Ontario

Frederick C. M. Molyneux & Nora Evelyn Langtry

Louise Logan Van Nostrand

Home: Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment: Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment Date: 1917-04-09

Decorations: DFC


Distinguished Service Cross
Service
RAF
Unit
60 (F) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Per Ardua Ad Aethera Tendo (I strive through difficulties to the sky)
Rank
Lieutenant
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
pilot
Service Numbers
35816
Serving with the 75th Battalion of the CEF, Harold Molyneux received a head wound in the Battle of Vimy Ridge on 1917-04-09. When he recovered, he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps and received his pilot's certificate in October 1917. He was posted to 56 Sqn on 1918-04-04. In the seven months before the end of the war he accounted for five enemy aircraft and was awarded the DFC. He was posted to Home Establishment on November 8 and the war ended three days later. During World War II, Molyneux served with the Royal Canadian Air Force.


60 (F) Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Per Ardua Ad Aethera Tendo

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