Cultman Collectibles 1537055 Warrant Officer (Navigator) Leslie Norman Elliott, 357 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Distinguished Flying Cross (1945) In box and unnamed as issued 1939-45 Star unnamed as issued Burma Star unnamed as issued WW2 Defence Medal unnamed as issued 1939-45 War Medal unnamed as issued Recommendation for DFC: 31st May 1945 (357 Squadron) Warrant Officer Elliott has carried out a total of 53 operational sorties as first navigator, of which 30 have been with this Squadron. During the seige of Imphal he carried out 22 supply dropping sorties and has carried out further sorties of a similar nature with this Squadron. The majority of these operations have been by night and the great success his crew acheived is due to his very high standard of navigation. Warrant Officer Elliott has shown great keenness and enthusiasm for operational flying and has set an excellent example. This is a superb and well documented group. Comes with his R.A.F. Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, covering 6th Jan 1943 through to 22nd Feb 1946, an original duplicate Air Forces in India Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, R.A.F. Certificate of Service and Release, Air Ministry entitlement slip and box of issue for his campaign medals, Buckingham Palace letter for his D.F.C., Borough of Fleetwood Charter Day 1933 commenorative medal, a number of newspaper cuttings relating to his award, letters (including one to his sweetheart, Dorothy, dated 9th January 1943), photographs and a quantity of research. With the group are two albums. The first is an excellent annotated photo album covering his career with over 350 original photographs following his service in South Africa, India, Ceylon and Burma. Includes some fantastic images with a number of photos of aircraft. The second album consists of a number of wartime maps (44 in total) and leaflets. Also, with this group is a single Defence Medal with Home Office entitlement slip and box of issue addressed to a Mr Henry F. Elliott (presumably Leslie Norman Elliott's father). The medals are all in good condition and the DFC comes in the original box of issue. Era: WW2 Price £2,750.00)"/>

1537055 Warrant Officer Leslie Norman Elliott, 357 Squadron

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1537055 Warrant Officer (Navigator) Leslie Norman Elliott, 357 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

Distinguished Flying Cross (1945) In box and unnamed as issued
1939-45 Star unnamed as issued
Burma Star unnamed as issued
WW2 Defence Medal unnamed as issued
1939-45 War Medal unnamed as issued

Recommendation for DFC:
31st May 1945 (357 Squadron)
Warrant Officer Elliott has carried out a total of 53 operational sorties as first navigator, of which 30 have been with this Squadron. During the seige of Imphal he carried out 22 supply dropping sorties and has carried out further sorties of a similar nature with this Squadron. The majority of these operations have been by night and the great success his crew acheived is due to his very high standard of navigation. Warrant Officer Elliott has shown great keenness and enthusiasm for operational flying and has set an excellent example.

This is a superb and well documented group. Comes with his R.A.F. Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, covering 6th Jan 1943 through to 22nd Feb 1946, an original duplicate Air Forces in India Observer's and Air Gunner's Flying Log Book, R.A.F. Certificate of Service and Release, Air Ministry entitlement slip and box of issue for his campaign medals, Buckingham Palace letter for his D.F.C., Borough of Fleetwood Charter Day 1933 commenorative medal, a number of newspaper cuttings relating to his award, letters (including one to his sweetheart, Dorothy, dated 9th January 1943), photographs and a quantity of research.

With the group are two albums. The first is an excellent annotated photo album covering his career with over 350 original photographs following his service in South Africa, India, Ceylon and Burma. Includes some fantastic images with a number of photos of aircraft. The second album consists of a number of wartime maps (44 in total) and leaflets.

Also, with this group is a single Defence Medal with Home Office entitlement slip and box of issue addressed to a Mr Henry F. Elliott (presumably Leslie Norman Elliott's father).

The medals are all in good condition and the DFC comes in the original box of issue.



Era:
WW2
Price
£2,750.00

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