Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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The Distinguished Flying Cross was instituted on 3rd June 1918. It was awarded to personnel of the British and Commonwealth air forces. It was awarded to commissioned officers and Warrant Officers for "an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty whilst flying in active operations against the enemy". A bar was added to the ribbon for holders of the DFC who received a second award.

Five university members were awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.