WW2 1942 RAF Air Gunner Casualty Family Group of Medals.
This father and son group of medals was awarded to 997898 Sergeant Ewen Richie Stirling an Air Gunner with 9 Squadron which operated the Vickers Wellington Bomber.
Comprising: 1939/45 Star, Aircrew Europe Star, War Medal, Condolence forwarding Air Ministry Slip with typed name “SERGEANT E.R. STIRLING”, Typed entitlement slip. Air Ministry forwarding box (ADDRESS REMOVED). Wax paper medal envelopes.
This group accompanied by a British War Medal and Victory Medal awarded to “S-15139 PTE D STIRLING A & S H.”. .... Also a small quantity of research.
Sergeant Ewen Richie Stirling flew his first operation with 9 Squadron operating the Vickers Wellington bomber on the 23rd November 1941 with a trip to Dunkirk. On the night of the 9th/10th March 1942 he with the rest of his crew was briefed for operations to Essen. During the following hours his aircraft requested two fixes for their position, but failed to return, believed to have come down in the North Sea. His name is recorded on the Runnymeade Memorial.
Private David Stirling is confirmed as Sergeant Stirling's father living in Dundee
Please fill in the information below