AD15c

AD15c


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6 Sep 75 BFPS 1508 RAF Stafford open day Special postmark.The Lancaster of the Battle of Britain Flight at the RAF Stafford Oped Day . Cover depicts the Lancaster ,Spitfire and Hurricane of the Battle of Britain Flight,16 Maintenance unit DBadge and Battle of Britain Flight Logo. Flown in the Battle of Britain Flight Lancaster PA474 from RAF Coltishall during the Air Displays at RAF Stafford and RNAS Yeovilton on the 6th 7th Sept 1975. Personally signed William ( Bill ) Reid VC.of 61 Squadron RAFVR.Awarded the VC for gallantry during a raid on Dusseldorf,Germany on 3rd November 1943 after recovering from the injuries he was posted to 617 Dimbusters Squadron was shot down on 31 July 1944 and became a POW. Certified and Signed.

FF27c

FF27c


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19 Nov 1980 Brisbane .Q.Aust . 4000 First Day of Issue on Australia Boomerang 1944 aircraft stamp. 60th Anniversary of the Queensland and Northern territory servies ( Qantas )Flown to and from Australia by Qantas.Personally Signed Sir Hugh Edwards VC. Won Victoria Cross. Edwards was CO 105 Sqn.On July 4th 1941 flying a Blenheim 1V , V6028 GB D, with his crew pilot Officer Ramsay ( Navigator ) and Sgt G Quinn DFC ( Air Gunner ), he led 15 Blenheins flying at 50 to 100ft, across the North Sea, 12 aircraft eventually crossed the German border and headed towards Bremen, flying in excellent visibility, a mixed blessing for the bomber crew. They ran into a wall of tracer and shellfire on their approach to their target. Flying at between 50 to 100ft they flew through flak, balloon cables and telephone wires before releasing their bombs over the centre of the dock area. Several aircraft were lost and the reminder suffered various degrees of damage, and many of the survivors returned home trailing telephone wires round wings and tailplanes. On 22nd July , Edwards was awarded a Victorie Cross for displaying the highest possible standard of gallantry and determination whilst his crew members, Ramsay received the DFC and Quinn a bar to his DFM
..Black and white photo with detailed insert cards.Certified Cover and Personally Signed by the project Officer

AD15c

AD15c


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6 Sep 75 BFPS 1508 RAF Stafford open day Special postmark.The Lancaster of the Battle of Britain Flight at the RAF Stafford Oped Day . Cover depicts the Lancaster ,Spitfire and Hurricane of the Battle of Britain Flight,16 Maintenance unit DBadge and Battle of Britain Flight Logo. Flown in the Battle of Britain Flight Lancaster PA474 from RAF Coltishall during the Air Displays at RAF Stafford and RNAS Yeovilton on the 6th 7th Sept 1975. Personally signed William ( Bill ) Reid VC.of 61 Squadron RAFVR.Awarded the VC for gallantry during a raid on Dusseldorf,Germany on 3rd November 1943 after recovering from the injuries he was posted to 617 Dimbusters Squadron was shot down on 31 July 1944 and became a POW. Certified and Signed.