Battle of Britain London Monument – Sgt. J E Dann

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James Edwin Dann joined the RAF as a direct-entry Airman u/t Pilot on 20th January 1935. He began his flying training at 4 Civil Flying Training School at Brough on 25th November 1935.

He was on No. 1 Course at 10 FTS Ternhill, which ran from 1st February to 8th August 1936.

 

 

With his training completed he joined 23 Squadron at Biggin Hill and was still serving with it during the Battle of Britain. Dann was posted away in 1941.

He was commissioned in June 1942 and was awarded the DFC (gazetted 23rd March 1945) as a F/Lt. with 192 Squadron, based at Foulsham and employed on radar counter-measures using Halifaxes and Mosquitos.

He left the RAF in 1949 and died in 1986.

 

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