R.C.A.F. Operational Tour Wings with Bar

Item

Title

R.C.A.F. Operational Tour Wings with Bar

Description

R.C.A.F. Operational Tour wings pin with bar. Operational Wings represent one tour, with a second tour represented by bar.
Operational Wings were introduced as an award to personnel who had completed a tour of operations against the enemy or had been killed after having made one or more stories against the enemy. The specified number of sorties or hours required for a tour is dependent on the type of operation and aircraft flown.
To be worn on the center panel of the left breast pocket of aircrew uniforms during the latter part of World War II. An exclusively Canadian award, designed by W.D. Dunbar.

Date

July 21, 1945

Identifier

008.046.062

Medium

Sterling silver

Provenance

Awarded to Kenneth G. House.

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