? WWI but not an ANZAC ? Charles Osborne Fairbairn OBE AFC (1893 - 1959)

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 Wg Cdr Charles Fairbairn OBE AFC  (1893 - 1959)   and his IWM profile =    https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/lifestory/1185608  and also his RSLv profile = https://rslvirtualwarmemorial.org.au/explore/people/800204   -

British Army : 10th Squadron Royal Flying Corps : Second Lieutenant

British Army : 3rd Loyal North Lancashire Regiment : Captain Acting Maj

? can anyone help with the citation in the Govt Gazette - for his  WWI Air Force Cross (AFC) - which was awarded for his UK service, please ? - His OBE is for WWII service in the RAAF,   - - enjoy the read this ANZAC Week (25/4)  - - cheers - ja          

 

PSA: free access to ANZAC records until end of ANZAC day with the following terms/conditions
https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/596683/ancestry-free-access-to-all-anzac-records - -

asked in The Tree House by John Andrewartha G2G6 Mach 3 (37.7k points)
edited by John Andrewartha

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You will find him on   Forces War Records.

Australian service # 250870

Wing Commander, Served Royal Australian Air Force, Received War Medal

and service star.His was officer of the order of the British Empire.

If you are a direct relative,you can apply for his service records from

M.O.D.
answered by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (776k points)
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By the way  M.O.D. is Ministry of Defence
answered by Wayne Morgan G2G6 Pilot (776k points)

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