GEORGE ‘Sheep’ GILROY

Bookplate signed by Group Captain George 'Sheep' Gilroy

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    Group Captain George ‘Sheep’ Gilroy DSO DFC*

    (1914-1995)

     Spitfire Ace with 22+ victories and a very scarce signature

    603 Squadron Battle of Britain
    (Shared in the destruction of first enemy aircraft to crash in Britain)
    CO 609 Squadron
    324 Wing Leader in North Africa
    Station Commander RAF Wittering

    Chapter 38 of ECR Baker’s ‘Fighter Aces of the RAF’
    Frequent mentions in Hillary’s ‘The Last Enemy’
    Chapter 5 of Ziegler’s ‘Under the White Rose: the Story of 609 Squadron’

    Mounted signature on self adhesive paper measuring approx. 11 x 4 cm.
    Ready to be affixed to any number of books in which he features.