ACTING SQUADRON LEADER DOUGLAS IVESON, RAFVR. WHO HAS BEEN AWARDED A BAR TO HIS D.F.C. AWARDS LIST NO.584
Original wartime caption: This officer has completed a long and successful tour of operations. He took part in the daylight raids against the German battle cruisers at Breast in December 1941, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for hispart in the attack on the enemy base at Trondheim in April 1942. Since then Squadron Leader Iveson has taken part in numerous sorties over targets in Germany and the Middle East. On one occasion he skilfully led a section in a daylight raid on Heraklion and after securing excellent photographs withdrew without his aircraft having sustained any serious damage. On another occasion he made a successful low level attack on gun emplacements. Throughout his operational career Squadron Leader Iveson's courage and leadership have been of the highest order. Picture issued 1943.