THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
COCHRANE Alfred William Gordon
NZ403429, Squadron Leader, Royal  NZ Air Force

CITATION
Distinguished Service Order
This officer has displayed the highest standard of skill and courage in operations against the enemy.  He has completed a very large number of sorties involving attacks on a very wide range of enemy targets and throughout has displayed outstanding determination and devotion to duty.  On a recent occasion Squadron Leader Cochrane took part in an attack on the airfield at Eindhoven.  His courage and determined bombing in the face of concentrated anti-aircraft fire set a very fine example

Distinguished Flying Cross

Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross

Second bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross

AWARDS
Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Flying Cross and 2 bars
1939-45 Star
Air Crew Europe Star
Defence Medal
War Medal 1939-45
NZ War Service Medal
Croix de Guerre (France)
Order of the Orange Nassau, Commander (Netherlands)

Pathfinder Badge

NOTES
Born 10 October 1916, Rawene, NZ
Died