THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
YULE Robert Duncan
RAF33502, Wing Commander, Royal Air Force

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
Gazetted 17 March 1944, p1706
This officer has led large formations of aircraft on very many sorties and has displayed great skill and determination of the highest order.  He is a
splendid leader whose sterling qualities have impressed all.  He has rendered much meritorious service

Distinguished Flying Cross
Gazetted 17 April 1942, p1281
Flight Lieutenant Yule took part in operations in France in May, 1940, and subsequently fought in the Battle of Britain. He is a keen and courageous
fighter pilot, and he has destroyed at least 5 hostile aircraft and damaged 4 others

Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross
Gazetted 20 November 1942, p5031
Since being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in February this year, Squadron Leader Yule has displayed untiring devotion to duty, fine fighting
spirit and excellent leadership which have been an example of the highest order. He has participated in many operational sorties and in the combined
operations at Dieppe. He has destroyed several and damaged a number of other enemy aircraft.


AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Flying Cross and bar
1939-45 Star
       Battle of Britain
Air Crew Europe Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
General Service Medal 1918
       Malaya
Coronation Medal 1953

NOTES
Born 29 January 1920, Invercargill, New Zealand
Killed in a flying accident 11 September 1953, over London, UK