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JS(CC)29b 75th Anniversary of No II Squadron RAF Regt cover signed parachutists has been added to your Cart
SP(CC)01 Flight Lieutenant Hilly Hilliard
Hilliard joined No 235 Squadron in October 1942 flying Beaufighters. In 1943 he converted to Mosquitoes and joined No 618 Squadron and began practising low-level flying and attacks in preparation for a secret attack on Tirpitz, however plans were changed and part of the squadron was attached to No 248 Squadron in the Mediterranean. Equipped with 57mm cannon-armed Mosquitoes and assigned to anti-U-boat and shipping patrols. Hilliard sank one U-boat and three days later attacked and damaged Gunther Heinrich's U-960 (see U-Boat photographs No 4). The squadron later joined the BANFF wing which patrolled Norwegian waters.

Flight Lieutenant Aubrey Hilliard
Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.
Accompanied by matching biography card giving RAF career details.

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