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The citation for his DFC appears in the London Gazette dated 8 February 1919:
Capt. George Hancock Reid, Sea Patrol. (NORTH SEA).
As pilot of a Short seaplane he was engaged on a raid on Zeppelin sheds in Schleswig-Holstein on 25th March, 1916, in which he displayed great courage, ability and resource under the most trying circumstances, which included prolonged flying in a snowstorm and immersion for over three hours in the sea.
The recommendation for an award must have been made after his return to the UK.