Lot Archive


№ 656


27 September 1994

Hammer Price:

Three: Warrant Officer Air Gunner J. Miller, 356 Squadron, Royal Air Force

1939-45 STAR; BURMA STAR, clasp, Pacific; WAR MEDAL, together with Air Gunner Flying Log Book, Identity Card, R.A.F. Service and Release Book, and 25 aerial intelligence photographs mostly relating to actual operations as detailed in his log book, very fine (3)

W.O. Miller completed a tour of operations with No. 356 Squadron based at Salbani in India. Flying in Liberator bombers he flew on 38 operational sorties against targets in and around Burma, usually as mid-upper or rear gunner. His log book details sorties from 19 January 1944 (the squadron was formed just 4 days earlier) until 10 June 1945, the entries generally detailed and informative, especially when allied to the aerial photographs included with the lot.