THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
ASHWORTH Arthur
NZ436006, Squadron Leader, Royal New Zealand Air Force

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 21 August 1942
Throughout the numerous sorties which Squadron Leader Ashworth has completed, many of which were in the Middle East, this officer has displayed utter fearlessness and a magnificent determination to reach and bomb his allotted target despite all odds.  His great skill and efficiency as a Captain of aircraft has been an excellent example and stimulus to the entire Squadron

Distinguished Flying Cross
Gazetted

Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross
Gazetted

Air Force Cross
Gazetted

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Flying Cross and bar
Air Force Cross
1939-45 Star
Air Crew Europe Star
Africa Star
Pacific Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
NZ War Service Medal

Pathfinders Badge

NOTES
Born 3 May 1920, Gisborne, NZ