AWARDED D.F.C. ; FLYING OFFICER DOUGLAS CHARLES CAMERON,
DFM., RAFVR. NO.158 SQUADRON [second left].
Original wartime caption: This officer who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal for gallantry on his first sortie, has completed a large number of sorties, involving attacks on heavily defended targets in Germany. He has displayed a high degree of skill and courage and throughout his determination to inflict loss on the enemy has been most commendable. On one occasion, early in his operational career, Flying Officer Cameron�s aircraft sustained severe damage whilst over the target arear. Half the mid-upper turret was ripped away, whilst a hole some five feet in diameters was torn in the fuselage. In spite of this, Flying Officer Cameron flew the damaged aircraft home. On several other occasions, Flying Officer Cameron has proved his skill by flying his damaged aircraft to base. He is a model captain and his achievements have been outstanding.