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Paradie RCAF Archive: 45,000+ Entries

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10 (O)AFU (RAF)
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21 Feb 1941 - Enlisted in the RCAF
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31 March 1944 - Shot down by night fighter over Germany

(Photo: Six Ontario airmen who attended Buckingham Palace to receive their decorations at the hands of the King, left to right: Sgt. D. V. Smith; P/O R. B. Charters; P/O F. R. Zulauf; P/O R. Dorland; F/L C. D. Perkins; and F/Sgt. H. J. O'Connor)
Distinguished Flying Medal - No.78 Squadron - Award effective 13 May 1943 as per London Gazette dated 18 May 1943 and AFRO 1078/43 dated 11 June 1943.
Commemorated Rheinberg War Cemetery, 14. E. 6. Germany.
Son of Albert and Lillian Zulauf, of Milverton, Ontario, Canada.
(Information courtesy of Francois Dutil)

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