Flown Cover Signed 4 Battle of Britain Pilots from 32 Sqn

Flown Cover Signed 4Battle of Britain Pilots from 32 Sqn

15 Jun 91 BFPS 2293 75th Anniversary of 32 Squadron. Cover utilizes JSF 12 Miniature Sheet which depicts 32 Squadron de Havilland DH2, Gloster Grebe, Hawker Hurricane and BAe 125 CC1. 32 Squadron was formed at Netheravon on 12 January 1916 and fought in France in WW1 with DH2 Fighters. Disbanded in 1919 and reformed in 1923 again as a Fighter Squadron. During the inter war years 32 Squadron flew Snipes, Grebes, Gamecocks,Siskins,Bulldogs and Gauntlets. In 1938 Hurricanes were received and the Squadron was deployed to France before being based at RAF Biggin Hill during the Battle of Britain. In 1942 re equipped with Spitfires the Squadron deployed to Algeria and remained in the Middle East, Southern Europe , Cyprus and the Persian Gulf flying a range of aircraft until becoming a Communications Squadron at RAF Northolt in 1969. Cover Flown in 32 Squadron Gazelle Helicopter ZB629 from RAF Northolt to RAF Biggin Hill.

Personally Signed by

Air Cdre P.M.Brothers CBE DSO DFC, Destroyed 10 enemy aircraft during the Battle of Britain

Wg Cdr D.H.Grice MBE DFC, RAF Biggin Hill WW11 Ace with 5.

Wg Cdr J. Rose CMG MBE DFC Fighter Pilot with 3 and 32 Squadron’s in Battle of Britain. While at Biggin Hill shot down by Bf 109 on the 25th August in
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