PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Stansfield, Noel Karl (Service number: 42272)
Date of birth: February 25th, 1915 (Edmonton/Alberta, Canada)
Date of death:  1995
Nationality:  Canadian
BIOGRAPHY: 
Promotions:
?: Acting Pilot Officer;
December 27th, 1939: Pilot Officer onprobation;
May 1st, 1940: Pilot Officer;
December 27th, 1940: Flying Officer (war subs.);
December 27th, 1941: Flight Lieutenant (war subs.).

Career:
May 1939 - February 1940: Operational Training Unit;
February 1940 - September 1940: Pilot No. 242 Squadron;
September 1940 - January 1941: Pilot No. 229 Squadron;
January 1941 - December 1943: Insturctor RCAF;
December 1943 - February 1945: Pilot AFPU/FIS;
February 12th, 1945 - 1946: Pilot No. 426/436 (RCAF) Squadron.
     
DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS (DFC)
Rank: Pilot Officer
Awarded on: October 8th, 1940
Action: Citation:
"This officer has destroyed seven enemy aircraft during engagements over Dunkirk and England. He has exhibited excellent fighting qualities, initiative and marked powers of
leadership."
 
     
CESKOSLOVENSKÁ MEDAILE "ZA CHRABROST PRED NEPRITELEM"
Awarded on: January 24th, 1948
 
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Picture source:   - Tom MacNeill
Information source(s):   - The London Gazette of 8th October 1940, Issue 34964
- The London Gazette of 21st March 1941, Issue 35114
- The London Gazette of 3rd February 1942, Issue 35444
- Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 9th March 1945, Issue 36978, dated 13th March 1945
- Ciel de Gloire
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