A Second World War "Operation Varsity" D.F.M. group of five to Staff Sergeant F.A.Richards, Glider Pilot Regiment,
Distinguished Flying Medal, G.VI.R. (2589301. Staff-Sjt. F.A.Richards. A.A.C.); 1939-1945 Star; France and Germany Star; Defence Medal; War Medal. Very fine. (Lot)
- S.Sgt Richards was also involved in the first lift to Arnhem, taking across a 6 Pdr and Jeep. He escaped across the Rhine and returned to the UK. His memories of Arnhem were such that he hardly ever mentioned the Battle.