Combined Operations Badge (embroidered cotton)
Thanked 2

Although not recognised much since the War, the work of the R.A.F. Beach Squadrons was appreciated by commanders at the time.

This clipping of a report from Montague Taylor, taken from a provincial newspaper in North-East England in 1944, illustrates that recognition. (name of newspaper and exact date not known)

See also the tribute paid by Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Air Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Air Force.

Copyright © J.M.Fenton, 2007-2011

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