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This is an original pencil drawing bookplate with white highlights on sepia recycled card. Ronnie Hamlyn finished the war with 11 victories and famously claimed five kills in one day during the Battle of Britain.

At the outbreak of war Hamlyn joined 72 Squadron at Church Fenton. After Dunkirk he was attached to 610 Squadron at Gravesend on 6th June 1940 and this attachment became a posting.

On 3rd July Hamlyn shared a Do17, on 14th August he damaged a Me109, on the 24th shot down a Ju88 and four Me109s, on the 26th a Me109 and probably another and on the 28th and 30th he destroyed Me109s.

He was awarded the DFM (gazetted 13th September 1940).

Rare Battle of Britain Ace In One Day Ronnie Hamlyn Signed Original Drawing Bkpt

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