THE BOMBER COMMAND MEMORIAL
in Green Park, London was inaugurated by
Her Majesty The Queen
on Thursday 28 June 2012
" The Crew "
In memory of the 55,573 who gave their lives
The Memorial's Bomber Command Crest
A total of 156 aircraft from 10 Squadron were lost on WW2 operations
comprising 47 Whitleys and 109 Halifaxes.
839 aircrew men from 10 Squadron were killed on active flying service between
September 1939 and December 1945.
This figure includes the deaths of POWs and casualties from flying training accidents, but it does not include victims of non-flying accidents or deaths from natural causes.
839 ......... out of 55,573
Between September 1939 and May 1945, the Squadron earned 523 awards, including ,
9 DSOs, 333 DFCs 173 DFMs
1 x CGM
In January 1943 the CGM (Conspicuous Gallantry Medal) Flying was established for acts of conspicuous gallantry whilst flying in active operations against the enemy, of a standard below that required for the Victoria Cross, but above that for the Distinguished Flying Medal.