A Second World War R.A.A.F. ‘Casualty’ D.F.C & Log Book to Flight Lieutenant Alan Lutz. GVI Distinguished Flying Cross, dated 1942, in Royal Mint case of issue. London Gazette 27th October 1942. Flying Log Book, relating to flights from March 1941 to September 6th 1943. 406532 Flt. Lt. Alan Montgomery Lutz was born 25th March 1920, in Kenwick, Western Australia. Enlisted 6th January 1941. Trained in Cunderdin, W.A. Qualified as a pilot 13th April 1942. Posted to 12th Squadron R.A.A.F. Flew Wellington’s with missions over Essen (shot up and crashed at Base 12th April 1942), Rouen, Dunkirk, Rostock, Kile, Mannheim, Cologne, Bremen, Emden, Wilhelmshaven, Duisburg, hamburg, Saarbrucken, Dusseldorf, Osnabruck, Nyborg (mining), Mainz, Heligoland, Kassell. 27th O.T.U September 1942. Training for Lancaster Bomber – Transit Squadron Gibraltar November 1942, 1532 Flight Hullavington February 1943. 156th Squadron R.A.A.F. May 1943. Cologne, Turin, Hamburg, Milan, Peenemunde ‘Operation Hydra’ targeting V2 rockets, Berlin, Berlin & Nuremburg. Posted as ‘Missing’ 7th September 1943, whilst on a bombing mission over Munich. He is buried Durnbach War Cemetery, Bavaria, Germany. His brother Flying Officer Robin Lutz, R.A.A.F. died during the 1st Battle of El Alamein campaign on the 15th July 1942. His cousin Pilot Officer Alfred Lutz also died in service 4th March 1945.