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Medal group of Flight Sgt Frederick Carleton Austin, 121 [Eagle] Sqn RAF, KIA 17-4-42.
1939-1945 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal, with Maple Leaf clasp; War Medal, Canadian Memorial Cross.



  • No. 121 'Eagle' Squadron

    No. 121 'Eagle' Squadron

    'On 14 May 1941, No. 121 was reformed at Kirton-in-Lindsey as the second 'Eagle' Squadron to be manned by American volunteers. Equipped with Hurricanes, it began defensive patrols in October but in November it converted to Spitfires. It moved to North...


  • Frederick Austin

    Military | Flight Sergeant | Pilot
    Flight Sgt Frederick Carleton Austin (1918-1942), born Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.; prior to the war was employed as an Investigator by Pinkerton Detective Agency; enlisted Royal Canadian Air Force, 30-8-40; carried out his pilot training at No. 8 F.T.S. ...


Date Contributor Update
19 October 2015 09:59:41 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and person associations