Appleton, Noel


Appleton, Noel
Noel Appleton
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5 items. Two photographs and correspondence concerning Noel Appleton DFC (1920 - 2008, 414980 Royal Australian Air Force) and the award of his Distinguished Flying Cross. He conpleted a tour of operations as a pilot with 166 Squadron.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Jane Louise Reynolds and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




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Appleton, N

Collection Items

Six airmen including Noel Appleton
A three-quarter length portrait of a line of six airmen including Noel Appleton. They are standing at the rear of a Lancaster, 'AS-Q'.

Noel Appleton
Noel Appleton at the controls of a Lancaster. He is seated in the cockpit with a window open and his arm resting on the ledge. The Lancaster has 36 operations marked under the cockpit. On the reverse 'Noel Appleton B. 18-9-1920 D. 13-12-2008'.

Extract from London Gazette dated 17 July 1945
The extract refers to the award of a Distinguished Flying Cross to Flying Officer Noel Appleton. He has completed a tour of 37 sorties.

Letter to Noel Appleton from Royal Australian Air Force
The letter refers to his award of a Distinguished Flying Cross, offers congratulations and includes a medal ribbon.

Postagram to Noel Appleton
A notification from No. 13 Base Command to Noel Appleton that he has been awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross.
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