THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
BLAKE Minden Vaughan
RAF36095, Acting Wing Commander

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 11 August 1942, p3555
During the past ten months, this officer has completed numerous sorties including many attacks on enemy shipping. He has rendered valuable service and his leadership has been of the highest order. He has destroyed at least nine hostile aircraft

Distinguished Flying Cross
Gazetted 7 January 1941, p150
Squadron Leader Blake has displayed fine qualities of leadership and has personally destroyed five enemy aircraft. By his splendid example he has set a high standard to his fellow pilots.

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Flying Cross
1939-45 Star
       Battle of Britain
Air Crew Europe Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45

NOTES
Born 13 February 1913, Newman, Eketahuna, New Zealand
Died 30 November 1981, England