Three Canadians Receive Awards For Work at Malta
London, Oct. 26, 1942 — (CP Cable) — Three members of the R.C.A.F., piloting fighter planes in defence of Malta, were among airmen for whom immediate awards were announced today. They were Flight-Lieut. H.W. McLeod, of Regina, who received the bar to his Distinguished Flying Cross; Flight.-Lieut E. Glazebrook, of Outremont, Que., who received the D.F.C., and Flight-Sgt. I.R. MacLennan, who received the D.F.M.
MacLENNAN, FS Ian Roy (R70978) - Distinguished Flying
Medal - No.1435 Flight
One day in October 1942, this airman destroyed two of a force of thirty Junkers 88 which attempted to attack Malta. The next day he destroyed a Messerschmitt 109. Flight Sergeant MacLennan has displayed great courage and tenacity. He has destroyed four and damaged several more enemy aircraft.
Air Force Casualties
Ottawa, July 12, 1944—The Department of National
Defense for Air today issued Casualty List No. 933 of the Royal Canadian
Air Force, showing next-of-kin of those named from Ontario as follows:
See magazine High Flight, Volume II, Nos.2 and 3 (1982).
Ian is alive and well as of June 2005
--- Canadian Aces ---
these pages I use info from the Air
force Association of Canada's web site
in Hugh Halliday's excellent Honors & Awards section,
newspaper articles via the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation (CMCC)
as well as other sources both published and private
Thanks to George Drummond for sending me the photo !