Service Details
Name:
FRIENDLY
Given Name:
JOCELYN
Initials:
J
Service No:
581211
Trade:
Nav.
Rank:
Warrant Officer
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Regiment:
Royal Air Force
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Unit:
139 Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1943-05-21
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Age:
22
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, Mosquito DZ464, took off Marham, Orleans to attack a railway target, lost over the target area
Decorations:
D F M, Mentioned in Despatches
Citations:
DFM LG Sup 22 October 1940 pg. 6137 - "For gallantry and devotion to duty in the execution of air operations", MID LG Sup 1 January 1941 pg. 38
Additional
Information:
Son of Salomon and Elma T. A. Friendly, of Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa. The 139th (Jamaica) Squadron, a bomber squadron equipped with De Havilland Mosquito, carried out low-level raids over occupied territories and Germany. Jocelyn Friendly was navigator and the 139th Squadron was based at Marham. ***Jewish
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Seine-Maritime
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Cemetery:
DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY, HAUTOT-SUR-MER
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Grave Reference:
H. 16.

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