AWARDED SECOND BAR TO DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS Acting Squadron Leader FREDERICK DESMOND HUGHES, DFC., RAFVR., No.600 SQUADRON.
Original wartime caption: Squadron Leader Hughes is a brillian night fighter whose determined efforts have met with further successes. Since being awarded a Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross he has destroyed seven enemy aircraft. His total victories number at least sixteen, of which thirteen have been destroyed at night. Squadron Leader Hughes is a highly efficient flight commander and his meritorious work has been reflected in the efforts of his flight which has earned notable successes. Picture issued 1943. AWARDS LIST 664.