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The Distinguished Flying Cross is awarded to Officers and Warrant Officers
for acts of gallantry when flying in active operations against the enemy. Bars
may be added for additional acts of gallantry.
JONES, Lieut. William Ernest Frank ... ... ... 101st Squadron, R.A.F.
Between ALBERT and PROYART, 14th June, 1918. This officer carried out a comprehensive reconnaissance by night in heavy rain at a height of only 400 feet. He returned to his aerodrome in the face of a blinding storm, after a flight of three hours. He has carried out sixty-four night bombing raids. His courage and perseverance are exceptional. [7645558