Hurricane Mk I V7357, Sgt "Ginger" Lacey DFM & Bar, No 501 Squadron, Royal Air Force, septembre 1940

With 18 aerial victories, “Ginger” Lacey was the second most succesful British pilot during the Battle of Britain. Having also scored 5 victories during the Battle of France, he was shot down or forced to land 9 times by the end of the Battle of Britain.  His final tally was 28 enemy aircraft destroyed, five probables and 9 damaged.

More details

By buying this product you can collect up to 17 loyalty points. Your cart will total 17 points that can be converted into a voucher of 1,70 €.


17,00 €

  • A3 (16.53" x 11.69")
  • A4 (11.69" x 8.26")
  • A5 (8.26" x 5.82")

Add to wishlist

By buying this product you can collect up to 17 loyalty points. Your cart will total 17 points that can be converted into a voucher of 1,70 €.


More info

Text:

James Harry Lacey, DFM & Bar

Hawker Hurricane Mk I V7357
flown by 28-victory ace Sergeant “Ginger” Lacey
No 501 Squadron, Royal Air Force
RAF Gravesend, September 1940
Battle of Britain

With 18 aerial victories, “Ginger” Lacey was the second most succesful British pilot during the Battle of Britain. A Battle of France veteran and ace, he was shot down or forced to land 9 times by the end of the Battle of Britain but scored a total of 23 victories. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal on 23 August 1940, and a second one on 26 November of the same year. His final tally was 28 enemy aircraft destroyed, five probables and nine damaged.

"Sergeant Lacey has taken part in numerous patrols against the enemy. He has displayed great determination and coolness in combat, and has destroyed six enemy aircraft." - DFM Citation

"Sergeant Lacey has shown consistent efficiency and great courage. He has led his section on many occasions and his splendid qualities as a fighter pilot have enabled him to destroy at least 19 enemy aircraft." - 2nd DFM citation

Artist: Gaëtan Marie

About the prints

Print modifications (text or logo replacement, translation, layout modifications) are available upon request.

To commission a custom-made profile of this aircraft type, please contact us.

12 other products in the same category: