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WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF

WW2 Medal Group and Flying Log Book to Flight Officer Howard Holland who served with 201 Squadron RAF and who flew Sunderland flying boat patrol bombers during the war. The group includes the following. Royal Air Force Observers and Air Gunners Flying Log Book – covering the period 12th September 1941 to 9th February 1946. A painting of a Sunderland flying boat. Copy of Howard’s funeral order of service. Was born in Northwich, Cheshire on 26th October 1920. Volunteered for the Royal Air Force (service number 1079800) on 15th November 1940 and a. Fter undergoing basic training and aircrew selection he underwent a wireless operators course serving at various Operational Training Units. He was promoted to Flight Sergeant in November 1943 was was posted to RAF Hooton Park in Cheshire. He was commissioned as a Pilot Officer in April 1944 (service number 174791) and from July 1944 he was serving at RAF Alness in Cromarty Firth flying Sunderland Flying Boats. He was posted to 201 Squadron in January 1945 at RAF Oban in Scotland also flying Sunderland Flying Boats. In March 1945 flew his Sunderland from Oban to Koggala, Ceylon via Gibraltar, Sicily, Egypt, Iraq, Bahrain, Karachi, Bombay and Madras. In July 1945 he was posted to 240 Squadron at Redhills Lake, Madras in India. In August 1945 he was promoted at Signals Leader 240 Squadron. He was promoted Flight Lieutenant in April 1946, and was demobilised on 15 June 1946. His total flight time was 1,225 hours. He died on 26th June 2005 in Abergele in Wales. Please let me know if you need any additional photos or information. Thanks and kind regards. The item “WW2 Medal Group & Log Book Flying Officer Holland 201 & 240 Squadrons RAF” is in sale since Friday, December 11, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “harrypitt69″ and is located in Nottingham. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Issued/ Not-Issued: Issued
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War II (1939-1945)
  • Service: Air Force
  • Era: 1914-1945

Ww2 Australian Air Force Raaf Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group 626 Sqn

Ww2 Australian Air Force Raaf Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group 626 Sqn

Ww2 Australian Air Force Raaf Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group 626 Sqn

Ww2 Australian Air Force Raaf Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group 626 Sqn

Ww2 Australian Air Force Raaf Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group 626 Sqn

Ww2 Australian Air Force Raaf Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group 626 Sqn

Ww2 Australian Air Force Raaf Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group 626 Sqn

Ww2 Australian Air Force Raaf Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group 626 Sqn

Distinguished Flying Cross (G. VI. R) officially dated 1945; 1939 – 45 Star, France & Germany Star, Defence & War Medal 1939 – 45 & Australian Service Medal 1939 – 45. The last three impressed named 423411 W. WALKER with the first two stars unnamed as issued, all are period swing mounted as worn. Comes with original D. C case & medal slip named to 42311 W. WALKER (3) & copies service records including photographs & squadron war diary including target lists & crews. Citation: Pilot Officer Walker has completed numerous operations against the enemy in the course of which he has invariably displayed the utmost fortitude, courage and devotion to duty. Was born on the 26/2/1923 in Burwood New south Wales. Pre-war he was working for the Department of Public Health as a junior clerk. He was given a leave of absence to join the R. He declined to join regulars but signed on with the reserve due to not wanting to give up government job and no career prospects with the RAAF. Great Kilroy cartoon Wot no career on interview records next to this statement! Enlisted 20/6/1942 as a navigator. Discharged as airman 18/1/1945 & commissioned Pilot Officer 19/1/1945. F Reserve 25/9/1945 being surplus to present personnel requirements. Canada training 6/5/43 – 5/8/43. Training UK 1/9/43 – 26/6/44. 300 Polish Squadron 26/4/44 – 26/8/44. 626 Squadron (RAF Wickenby, Lincolnshire) 5/9/44 – 3/2/45. 11 [RAAF] Personnel Despatch and Reception Centre 22/3/45 – 30/5/45 (this was the receiving station for Royal Australian Air Force aircrew in the UK). Embarked for Australia 30/5/45. Transferred to RAAF reserve 25/9/1945. Flying Hours: Anson: 162. Lancaster: 167 ops & 44 non ops. 626 Sqd 30 sorties 167 hours 8/9/44 14/1/45. We list militaria and coins weekly. We provide quality mounted medals, badges and historical research. We can mount your miniature or full size medals, ribbon bars or supply replacement ribbons or badges. We can also conduct military research on your behalf and value cherished objects with a current market or insured value. We run two specialist military auctions per year. Items are accurately described & photographed. Additional costs for this standard service will be added for this service based on publicly available Australia Post rates. Please note, these items are located and will be posted from Australia. We appreciate fair feedback from you once you receive the item. We aim to give you, the customer our best customer service. The item “WW2 AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE RAAF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS MEDAL GROUP 626 SQN” is in sale since Monday, November 2, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\1939 – 1945 (WWII)”. The seller is “jb_military_antiques_14″ and is located in 2/135 Russell St, Morley, Perth, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Authenticity: Original
  • Modified Item: No
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Country: Australia
  • Product Type: Medals
  • Era: 1940s
  • Featured Refinements: Australian WWII Collectables (1939-1945)

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

Ww1 British War And Victory Medal Pair Royal Flying Corps In Boxes Of Issue

A genuine , fullsize WW1 British War and Victory medal to 2nd Class Airman J. Faulkner of the Royal Flying Corps in boxes of issue. Also includes brown medal envelopes. The medals have correctly impressed naming to 34277. The medals are in good condition. Comes with original ribbons. The boxes are also in good condition, some wear to the edges. The item “WW1 BRITISH WAR AND VICTORY MEDAL PAIR ROYAL FLYING CORPS IN BOXES OF ISSUE” is in sale since Sunday, October 4, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War I (1914-1918)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “antiquesofwarwick” and is located in Leamington Spa. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Country/ Organization: Great Britain
  • Type: Medals & Ribbons
  • Conflict: World War I (1914-1918)
  • Service: Air Force
  • Era: 1914-1945

Miniature WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal group in Box

Miniature WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal group in Box

Miniature WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal group in Box

Miniature WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal group in Box

Miniature WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal group in Box

Gorgeous miniature WW1 DFC medal group in Box. DFC and BWM are constructed of Silver. RARE horizontal striped ribbon. Grouping is housed in a period box with a spring catch. The item “Miniature WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) medal group in Box” is in sale since Saturday, June 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “plm421″ and is located in Mona Vale, NSW. This item can be shipped to United States.

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF

WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF. Only the WW1 Campaign Medals are named as usual. Alan Rodman McAfee, born 8 July 1898, Surrey. Served in various units, Inns of Court OTC, RMLI, Royal Naval Air Service, Royal Air Force. Address 66/68 Duke Street, Grosvenor Square, W1, London. Lieutenant, Acting Captain / Pilot, RAF. On 8th Aug 1918 with his Observer, Sergeant l. Murphy, had one confirmed kill of a Pfalz Scout whilst on a DH4 Bombing Raid in France between Rosieres and Chaulnes. Returning from Bomb raid on St. CRIST we dropped height to attack ground targets. A Pfalz scout passed at right angles 200 ft. Below us between Rosieres and Chaulnes. Observer fire two double-drums into E. Which dived down very steeply and crashed, bursting into flames on hitting the ground. Flew Sopwith Triplanes, Sopwith Camels and DH4s. He Served in 205 Squadron. Distinguished Flying Cross awarded L. In October 1932 he married Phyllis Brookes at Kensington. He died on 9th December 1961 at 16 Adelaide Court Hill Road, Hampstead, London. Medals are near EF, unmounted on original ribbons. Many more similar items on our website. Arcticmedals dot com (at better prices often). All items are unconditionally guaranteed as to authenticity. We are members of The Orders & Medals Research Society, (OMRS), The Orders & Medals Society of America (OMSA), The Military Collectors Club of Canada (MCC of C) & The Canadian Society of Medals & Military Insignia (CSMMI). The item “WW1 Distinguished Flying Cross Group of (3) Medals to a DH4 Pilot, RNAS / RAF” is in sale since Saturday, August 29, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Medals, Pins & Ribbons”. The seller is “arcticmedals” and is located in Calgary, Alberta. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Region of Origin: Great Britain
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Theme: Militaria
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Conflict: WW I (1914-18)

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals

Flying officer Frederick Reginald John Ellis (184568) RAFVR. Enlisted in RAFVR 20.10.41 and served continuously until released on 31.10.46 Commissioned August 1944. F/O Ellis was educated at Ackmar Road school and worked for an engineering firm before joining the RAFVR in 1941. He received his wings in Rhodesia and since served with a spitfire wing of the Mediterranean Allied Air Force in North Africa, Italy, the Adriatic and Greece. He was then stationed at Malta in 45 serving with 73 squadron. He married Nursing Sister May Russell in a ceremony at Athens Hospital. This is his ww2 flying logbook with a photo of him and his medals. The item “WW2 Flying officer pilots logbook and medals” is in sale since Sunday, May 31, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\RAF”. The seller is “militariamania” and is located in The home of nice things. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Medals Of America

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross

Named Ww2 DFC Award Class A Jacket Army Air Corps Major Mark Fredson. From Washington state, this officer had a lot of time in the war. 4 Pacific battle stars, DFC, I have not put in for his records but shouldnt be a problem getting them. Lovely jacket, overall good condition. Lining in the center has come unstitched but not very noticeable as shown in photos. The item “Named Ww2 Air Medal Jacket Army Air Corps Major Wings Pilot Wwii Flying Cross” is in sale since Friday, December 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Uniforms”. The seller is “reconvintage45″ and is located in Dallas, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Featured Refinements: WW2 Jacket

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs

WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group W/C LH Randall w/Logs. The citation is as follows. This officer has a long record of operational flying. As captain of aircraft he has flown on long and ardous patrols over the artic, atlantic and indian oceans. Wing commander randall has commanded his squadron since June 1943, and his courageous leadership, skill and devotion to duty have earned the admiration of all. Award dated 5 July 1945. Born 4 September 1919 in Wainwright Alberta, hone in Delbourne Alberta and was a farmer. Former service in the RCA. Enlisted in Quebec on Feb 26/42. Trained at 5 ITS till May 1942, #1 BGS 15 May 1943 and then 1 AOS 7 August 1943, Promoted to sgt 17 Sept 1943. Posted overseas Oct 1943. Repatriated 13 August 1945. Commissioned 24 March 1945. He stayed on post war with many commands to follows. During the war he was the commanding officer of 413 for a time. The DFC is dated 1945 on the back. THe CD is named to W/C LH Randall. Two logs books come with this lot. The prewar log book is dated July 1938 and ends in June 1939. The large size log book starts in May 1939 and goes to Nov 1964. Includes his wartime service with 413 Squadron. Also as shown in the picture is a trowel that is named to him as follows: Presented to G/C LH Randall DFC CD at the opening of Randall Arena RCAF Station Centralia Ontario 25 October 1963. The item “WW2 Canadian RCAF Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Group WithC LH Randall withLogs” is in sale since Saturday, February 15, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Canada”. The seller is “military*antiques*toronto” and is located in North York, Ontario. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.

Medal Distinguished Flying Cross DFC empty Royal Mint presentation case 2WW

Medal Distinguished Flying Cross DFC empty Royal Mint presentation case 2WW

Medal Distinguished Flying Cross DFC empty Royal Mint presentation case 2WW

Medal Distinguished Flying Cross DFC empty Royal Mint presentation case 2WW

Royal Mint fitted presentation case for DFC. Second World War Period. Very Good condition, hinges and catch all good. The item “Medal Distinguished Flying Cross DFC empty Royal Mint presentation case 2WW” is in sale since Saturday, November 30, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Medals/ Ribbons”. The seller is “jcollinsmedals” and is located in Shanklin. This item can be shipped worldwide.