Lot Archive

Lot

№ 388

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12 May 1993

Hammer Price:
£340

Five: Lieutenant Stanley Few, South African Air Force

1939-45 STAR; ATLANTIC STAR; ITALY STAR; WAR MEDAL; AFRICA SERVICE MEDAL, all officially named (543861 S. Few) together with recipients Flying Log Book, February 1943 to October 1945, Radio Note Book, photograph album and other related original documents, good very fine (5)

Stanley Few qualified as Air Gunner and WirelessOperator and joined 26 Squadron S.A.A.F. in August, 1943, flying anti-submarine and convoy protection sorties, off the West Coast of Africa. After a period of further training Few joined 12 Squadron S.A.A.F. in Italy and, flying Marauders, completed 14 daylight bombing raids before the campaign in Italy ended. His album contains several photographs of bombing raids and Marauders in flight.