WW2 RAF/AM PAIR OF 1933 PATTERN FLYING GAUNTLETS ATTRIBUTED TO A DFC WINNER

WW2 RAF/AM PAIR OF 1933 PATTERN FLYING GAUNTLETS ATTRIBUTED TO A DFC WINNER

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Description

A super matched pair of AM 1933 pattern flying gauntlets.

Good used condition with most wear showing to the left glove. Zips in good working order, but as with all ‘old’ zips should be treated with respect.

Interior with good clear AM markings, with owner details.

Flying Officer Percy Edward BAIRSTOW (120452)

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 48 Squadron.

October 1943: Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross DFC

No 48 SQDRN: In 1941 the squadron re-equipped with Lockheed Hudson aircraft and took on the role of an anti-submarine squadron, patrolling first the North Sea and later in December 1942 the squadron moved RAF Gibraltar to patrol the Mediterranean.