WW2 RCAF KIA 428 Squadron Grouping
Sgt Walter Sutton R144189 #428 Ghost Squadron. From North Bay, Ontario. Killed in Action over Germany May 22, 1943. Age 22. His Wellington aircraft # HE899 failed to return from night operations.
Lot consists of Memorial cross with ribbon, has silver bar with RCAF decal attached (very nice), Engraved SGT AIR NAVIGATOR W.C. SUTTON R144189 . Box of issue also included.
Set of 5 WW2 service medals, all full size and genuine. CVSM and bar, 39-45 War medal, Defense Medal, 3945 Star, and Air Crew Europe star.
Lot included copy of operations record book of 428 sqn May 21/22 1943 (2 pages), photograph of Sgt Sutton, photocopy of newspaper North Bay Daily Nugget with Sutton missing overseas, 12 page booklet on the Runnymede memorial where is mentioned. Sutton mention in booklet. Id card of Sutton.