An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron

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A Magnificent and 'Ultra Rare'
Distinguished Flying Medal & Second Award Bar.
(Wireless Operator, Air Gunner)
To:
643309. Flt/Sgt - W/O Eddie Leavesley.
50 and 106 Squadrons RAF.
( Commanded by and flew with Guy Gibson. Served with "Hoppy" Hopgood and several other Dambusters while on 106 Squadron before 617 Squadron was formed for the Dams Raid )

An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron The DFM & 2nd AWARD BAR (Dated 1943)
During the war the medal was the subject of a neat repair at the suspender after it 'fell off'.
(Apparently during a VERY "Spirited" celebration !)  

 

An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron The complete group showing,
1939-45 Star,
Aircrew Europe Star,
Defence Medal,
War Medal,1939-45

 

   

An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron Eddie Leavesley never wore his other medals and they remain in the box of issue, off the ribbons, with the original issue slips.      

     

An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron With full copies of Ops Records for his 68 Sorties showing several raids where members of the Dambusters also took part. 

 

An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron Uniform Badges, and many original newspaper cuttings.

 

 

 

An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron Also, the original congratulatory telegram on the award of his DFM.

 

An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron Copies of both citations and several (named) photographs of he and his crews on 50 and 106 Squadrons. Seen here with the crew of Lancaster "E" Edward of 106 Squadron.

 


An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron "Eddie" Leavesley shown wearing his DFM ribbon.
He was from Windlehurst, near St.Helens, Lancashire.    


THIS IS A VERY SELDOM SEEN "DOUBLE AWARD" OF THE D.F.M.  ONLY 60 2nd AWARD BARS WERE AWARDED DURING THE WHOLE OF WORLD WAR TWO.  

 

A MAGNIFICENT INVESTMENT

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An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron

An ŽUltra RareŽ Distinguished Flying Medal & Bar. (Wop/Ag) Flew with Guy Gibson on 106 Squadron
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A Magnificent and 'Ultra Rare' Distinguished Flying Medal & Second Award Bar. (Wop/Ag) To: 643309. Flt/Sgt - W/O Eddie Leavesley. 50 and 106 Squadrons RAF. ( Commanded by and flew with Guy Gibson and several of the other Dambusters while on 106 Squadron ) With full Ops Records of his 68 Sorties, badges, and many original newspaper cuttings. Also, the original congratulatory telegram on his DFM. Copies of both citations and several (named) photographs of he and his crews on 50 and 106 Squadrons. ONLY 60 2nd AWARD BARS TO DFM's WERE AWARDED IN WORLD WAR TWO.