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Lot 119
A Second World War D.F.C. group of five to Flying Officer R.D.Lawson, Royal Air Force,
Sold for £2,040 (US$ 3,428) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Second World War D.F.C. group of five to Flying Officer R.D.Lawson, Royal Air Force,
Distinguished Flying Cross, G.VI.R., dated 1945; 1939-1945 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence Medal; War Medal. Extremely fine. (Lot)

Footnotes

  • D.F.C. London Gazette 19.1.1945.

    Served with 431 Squadron. He joined up in July 1941 and trained in Canada. On his return he served as an Air Bomber and Air Gunner but primarily Air Bomber. His first Op was in May 1943 to Bochum, this continued with Ops to all the major cities including Dusseldorf, Berlin and Frankfurt. His last Op was on 26th March.

    The lot comes with an assortment of original documentation and ephemera including Buckingham Palace slip, silk escape maps, Service and Release Book, Pilot's notes, Newspaper Cuttings. Log books covering his service which included 23 Sorties

Saleroom notices

  • The lot now also includes an additional quantity of extra photograph, paperwork and documentation incluing his Service and Release Book, 2 sets of Bomb Aimer wings, Medical Record Card, postcards etc.
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