The Three Pathfinder Victoria Crosses

All the Victoria Crosses were gazetted in 1945, some time after the deaths of the recipients:

  • Ian Willoughby Bazalgette, 635 Squadron, died 4 August 1944
  • Robert Anthony Maurice Palmer, 109 Squadron, died 23 December 1944
  • Edwin Swales, 582 Squadron, died 23 February 1945

To view a large version of the citations in the London Gazette, click on the image. See also The London Gazette: Victoria Crosses of WW2