Royal Canadian Air Force Personnel
Honours and Awards 1939-1949
BARLOW, F/O John Thomas (J85385)
Distinguished Flying Cross - No 429 Squadron
Award effective 19 December 1944 as per London Gazette of that date
AFRO 293/45 dated 16 February 1945
Born 1914 in Liverpool, England
Home in Paris, Ontario
Enlisted Hamilton, 11 June 1942
Trained at No 3 ITS - graduated 04 December 1942
No 4 EFTS - graduated 05 March 1943 and
No 13 SFTS - graduated 09 July 1943
Commissioned 1944
Repatriated December 1944
Co-pilot of a Dakota which flew 4,800 pounds of penecillin to Warsaw, January 1946
One night in October 1944, this officer piloted an aircraft detailed to attack Essen. On the outward flight the port inner engine failed. Some height was lost but Flying Officer Barlow went on to the target which he bombed from a much lower altitude than planned. On the return flight the hydraulic system became defective and the undercarriage dropped to the down position. The aircraft gradually lost height but Flying Officer Barlow flew safely to base and effected a masterly landing. This officer has completed a large number of sorties and throughout hasdisplayed a high standard of skill, keenness and resolution.
BARLOW, Sergeant Kenneth Leo (R62702)
Mention in Despatches - No 31 Squadron
Award effective 14 January 1944 as per London Gazette of that date
AFRO 874/44 dated 21 April 1944
Home in Sherbrooke, Quebec
Enlisted there 20 July 1940
Trained at No 2 WS - graduated 28 April 1941
No 4 BGS - graduated 24 May 1941

NOTE: DHist award card gives name and number as BARLEW (R67203) but micro- filmed listing of personnel spells it as BARLOW with number as R62702.

BARLOW, FS Robert William (R50643)
Mention in Despatches - Station Tofino
Award effective 28 May 1943 as per London Gazette of that date
Canada Gazette dated 2 June 1943
and AFRO 1459/43 dated 30 July 1943
Formerly of Winnipeg and University of Saskatchewan
Enlisted in Vancouver, 21 November 1939

Flight Sergeant Barlow, a member of the Security Guard, has been out- standing for his conscientious and efficient work since joining this station. In the face of very trying conditions this NCO, by a method of intensive training which he instigated, has successfully furthered the training of
other Security Guard personnel. H is devotion to duty and cheerful accept-
ance of hardships have been an inspiring example. While at Boundary Bay
this NCO was instrumental in saving another NCO from drowning.
BARLOW, FS Roy Haily (Can 4806)
British Empire Medal
No 8 Bombing and Gunnery School
Award effective 28 May 1943 as per London Gazette dated 28 May 1943
AFRO 1459/43 dated 30 July 1943
Former garage operator, Halbrite, Saskatchewan
Enlisted in Regina, 11 September 1939
Medal presented 20 March 1944

Flight Sergeant Barlow is an outstanding NCO who, through his energy and initiative, has raised his section to a high degree of efficiency. He performs all duties in a very conscientious manner and readily accepts responsibility. Under his supervision the Workshops of this unit, an important factor in the maintenance of aircraft serviceability, have functioned most satisfact- orily.

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