||SIM, P/O Frederick Charles
(J19612) - Distinguished Flying Cross- No.166 Squadron - Award effective
24 May 1944 as per London Gazette of that date and AFRO 1444/44 dated 7 July 1944.
Born in Saskatchewan, 1920; home in Tisdale; enlisted in Regina, 2 March 1942. Trained
at No.7 ITS (graduated 31 July 1942), No.8 BGS (graduated 9 October 1942) and No.2
AOS (graduated 20 November 1942. Commissioned 1943. Award presented 7 June 1945.
Officer Sim has proved himself to be an excellent air bomber. He has had exceptional
success on many sorties and has consistently pressed home all his attacks without
regard for the danger encountered. In September 1943, his aircraft was engaged by
an enemy fighter. On approaching the target severe damage was sustained but showing
admirable courage in the face of heavy odds Pilot Officer Sim completed his attack
successfully. His fine fighting spirit has made him an asset to his crew and squadron.