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  • Distinguished Flying Cross & DFC

    Distinguished Flying Cross & DFC

    (Decorations and awards)

    OMD 3702

    For full description see OMD 3931. Reverse inscribed '1941'. (Component parts: medal and ribbon)

  • 1939-1945 Star

    1939-1945 Star

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 3703

    medal and ribbon for full description of medal see OMD 149.

  • War Medal (1939-1945)

    War Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards)

    OMD 3707

    Second World War campaign medal awarded to Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire. For recipient's full biographical details see OMD 3700. One of a bar of 10 medals, OMD 3700-3709.

  • Air Crew Europe Star (1939-1944)

    Air Crew Europe Star (1939-1944)

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 3704

    Second World War campaign star awarded to Group Captain G L Cheshire. For recipient's full biographical details see OMD 3700. One of a bar of 10 medals, OMD 3700-3709.

  • Burma Star (1941-1945)

    Burma Star (1941-1945)

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 3705

    Second World War campaign star awarded to Group Captain G L Cheshire. For recipient's full biographical details see OMD 3700. One of a bar of 10 medals, OMD 3700-3709.

  • Defence Medal (1939-1945)

    Defence Medal (1939-1945)

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Royal Mint

    OMD 3706

    Second World War campaign medal awarded to Group Captain G L Cheshire. For recipient's full biographical details see OMD 3700. One of a bar of 10 medals, OMD 3700-3709.

  • Victoria Cross & VC

    Victoria Cross & VC

    (Decorations and awards) Made by: Hancocks & Co, London 1944

    OMD 3700

    Second World War period Victoria Cross (VC) awarded to Group Captain The Lord Cheshire of Woodall VC, OM, DSO**, DFC (1917-1992). Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire was born at Chester in 1917. He read Law at Oxford where he joined the University Air Squadron....

  • Badge and Ribbon of a Companion of The Distinguished Service Order & DSO

    Badge and Ribbon of a Companion of The Distinguished Service Order & DSO

    (Decorations and awards)

    OMD 3701

    Second World War badge of the Distinguished Service Order awarded to Group Captain Geoffrey Leonard Cheshire.

  • 617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    617 SQUADRON (DAMBUSTERS) AT SCAMPTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 22 JULY 1943

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    TR 1128

    The crew of Lancaster ED285/`AJ-T' sitting on the grass, posed under stormy clouds. Left to right: Sergeant G Johnson; Pilot Officer D A MacLean, navigator; Flight Lieutenant J C McCarthy, pilot; Sergeant L Eaton, gunner. In the rear are Sergeant R...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: OPERATIONS BY THE PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 106 (PR) Group RAF

    C 4885

    Vertical photographic reconnaissance aerial taken over the E- and R-Boat pens at Ijmuiden, Holland, following the daylight raid by 17 Avro Lancasters of No. 617 Squadron RAF, led by their Commanding Officer, Wing Commander J B Tait, on 15 December 1944...

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