Lucky Charm

Item

Title

Lucky Charm

Description

"Peewee" a stuffed animal and lucky charm. Peewee sports a long red scarf, a Canada shoulder flash across his back, and a Canadian Volunteer Service Medal + Bar ribbon across his chest.

Date

1939-1945

Identifier

020.001.001

Medium

Cotton, stuffing, ribbon, metal

Provenance

"Peewee" was carried by Flight Lieutenant George Sobering in the cockpit of his Avro Lancaster bomber while on Operations over occupied Europe. "Peewee" had accompanied George on 37 operations.

Source

Irene Sobering

Type

Featured