A Unique & Exceptionally Nice, WWII Period, Handcrafted / Made, Work of Art, Solid Silver, RAF Squadron / Sweetheart Brooch to: The Royal Air Force (R.A.F) XI Bomber Squadron. Within a Circlet, Encircled within Two Sprays of Laurel Leaves tied at the Bottom in a Bow, Reading: BOMBER SQUADRON ROYAL AIR FORCE, Two Eagles Volant Pale / Wings Extended as if in Flight, Facing Left as Observed from the Front. Surmounted by a Kings / Tudor / Imperial Crown. Title / Motto Scroll Reads: IN OMNIBUS PRINCEPS Latin “First in all things”. Handcrafted / Hand Engraves in Solid Silver. Vertical Hinged Needle Pin, Unfortunately Missing the Catch. c.WW2.
Notes: R.A.F. XI Bomber Sqn.
1915: Formed at Netheravon.
1923: Risalpur, India: Westland Wapitis / Hawker Hart.
1939: Aden, East Africa Campaign: Bristol Belenheims.
1942: Colombo, Ceylon.
1943: Burma: Hurricane Ground Attack Aircraft in Support of the XIV Army.
1945 (Aug): Japanese Surrender: Japan as Part of the Commonwealth Occupation Forces
1945: Joined the Commonwealth Occupation forces in Japan.
Dimensions: 56 mm x 40 mm.
Imperfections: Missing the Catch Part of the Hinged Needle Pin & Catch / Hook.
Code: 51031Price: 125.00 GBP