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  • Collection: Appleton, Noel

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 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'.

The extract refers to the award of a Distinguished Flying Cross to Flying Officer Noel Appleton. He has completed a tour of 37 sorties.

The letter refers to his award of a Distinguished Flying Cross, offers congratulations and includes a medal ribbon.

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