Path Finder Force Badge

Item

Title

Path Finder Force Badge

Description

A Path Finder Force Badge awarded to F/L Kenneth House for having completed satisfactorily the requisite conditions of operational duty.

Date

February 22, 1945

Identifier

008.046.007

Medium

Brass, paper.

Provenance

Flight Lieutenant Kenneth G. House , DFC served with 425 Squadron where he completed 25 sorties to July 1944 when entire crew was selected for Pathfinder duties.Completed second tour of operations (in total 58 sorties) with 405 Pathfinder Squadron. Served as Intelligence Officer with 426 and 408 Squadrons from Feb. 1945-VE day. Posted to 426 Transport Squadron for duty in transporting troops to and from Karachi, India and served in this capacity from July to December 1945. Awarded RCAF Operational Wing and Bar and Pathfinder Badge. Suffered slight injuries to leg in crash landing.

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