D-Day: Royal navy Ensign from HMS Narcissus. British, 1944. A Royal Navy Ensign, dyed linen, Union Jack in upper left canton, red cross on white, in action June 6, 1944;
Lot 1212
D-Day: Royal navy Ensign from HMS Narcissus.
British, 1944. A Royal Navy Ensign, dyed linen, Union Jack in upper left canton, red cross on white, in action June 6, 1944;
Sold for US$ 6,000 inc. premium

Voices of the 20th Century

6 Dec 2017, 13:00 EST

New York

Lot Details
D-Day: Royal navy Ensign from HMS Narcissus.
British, 1944. A Royal Navy Ensign, dyed linen, Union Jack in upper left canton, red cross on white, in action June 6, 1944; together with three World War II medals including the 1939-45 Star, and France and Germany Star, and 3 commemorative veterans D-Day landing medallions awarded to Petty Officer J Landers, two dated 1984 and 1989. The flag lightly discolored through age, fly end blown out. 640 x 1000 mm.

The personal collection of J. Landers, a Stores Petty Officer on the Flower Class Corvette HMS Narcissus, part of the Royal Navy Support Group on June 6th 1944. The Narcissus successfully escorted the Third Canadian Division onto Juno beach, and the 51st Highland Division onto Gold Beach.
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