Lot Archive

Lot

№ 276

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27 July 1995

Hammer Price:
£100

Three: Flight Sergeant H. R. Wilkinson, Royal Air Force, No. 119 Squadron
1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; War Medal, with named condolence slip and in card box of issue; together with a Great War pair (80674 Cpl. A. R. Wilkinson, R.E.), newspaper cutting with photograph, reporting F/Sgt. Wilkinson missing following air operations, an autograph book and R.A.F. Sweetheart’s brooch, extremely fine (5)

624004 Corporal Hugh Rowland Watkinson was killed on 15 December, 1942, aged 21, and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial, Egham, Surrey.
No. 119 Squadron flew flying boats - Sunderland, Catalina etc. - carrying out reconnaissance and convoy escort duties.