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Four: Lieutenant G. M. H. Mactavish, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, who died on active service on 16 November 1947
British War Medal 1914-20 (Payr. S. Lt. G. M. H. MacTavish. R.N.V.R.) attempted erasure of ‘S’ in rank; 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with named Admiralty enclosure, in card box of issue addressed to ‘Mrs L. Mactavish, 3 Winton Street, Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland’, the BWM very fine, the Second War awards nearly extremely fine

Three: W. A. Mactavish, Mercantile Marine
1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; War Medal 1939-45, in card box of issue addressed to ‘Mr. W. A. Mactavish, 3 Winton Street, Ardrossan, Ayrshire’, nearly extremely fine

Four: Sergeant Observer C. G. H. Mactavish, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with named Buckingham Palace and Air Council enclosures, in card box of issue addressed to ‘Mrs G. Mactavish, 3 Winton Street, Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland’, nearly extremely fine (11) £400-£500

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Gordon Mitchell Humphrey Mactavish served during the Great War in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve as a Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant, and subsequently during the Second World War at H.M.S. Vernon. He died on active service on 16 November 1947, and is buried under a C.W.G.C. headstone in Ardrossan Cemetery, Scotland.

William Alexander Mactavish, the son of Lieutenant Gordon Mactavish and his wife Helena Mactavish, was born on 10 July 1926 and served during the Second World War in the Mercantile Marine.

William Alexander Mactavish, the son of Lieutenant Gordon Mactavish and his wife Helena Mactavish, was born in 1921 and served during the Second World War at a Sergeant Observer in 90 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was killed in action on 4 February 1943, when his Stirling BF415, having taken off from R.A.F. Ridgewell, was shot down at 23:00 by a night fighter whilst on a raid on Hamburg, on what was his 26th operational sortie, with the loss of the entire crew. He is buried in Montfoort General Cemetery, Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Family Group:

Four: Lieutenant G. M. H. Mactavish, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, who died on active service on 16 November 1947
British War Medal 1914-20 (Payr. S. Lt. G. M. H. MacTavish. R.N.V.R.) attempted erasure of ‘S’ in rank; 1939-45 Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with named Admiralty enclosure, in card box of issue addressed to ‘Mrs L. Mactavish, 3 Winton Street, Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland’, the BWM very fine, the Second War awards nearly extremely fine

Three: W. A. Mactavish, Mercantile Marine
1939-45 Star; Atlantic Star; War Medal 1939-45, in card box of issue addressed to ‘Mr. W. A. Mactavish, 3 Winton Street, Ardrossan, Ayrshire’, nearly extremely fine

Four: Sergeant Observer C. G. H. Mactavish, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
1939-45 Star; Air Crew Europe Star; Defence and War Medals 1939-45, with named Buckingham Palace and Air Council enclosures, in card box of issue addressed to ‘Mrs G. Mactavish, 3 Winton Street, Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland’, nearly extremely fine (11) £400-£500

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Gordon Mitchell Humphrey Mactavish served during the Great War in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve as a Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant, and subsequently during the Second World War at H.M.S. Vernon. He died on active service on 16 November 1947, and is buried under a C.W.G.C. headstone in Ardrossan Cemetery, Scotland.

William Alexander Mactavish, the son of Lieutenant Gordon Mactavish and his wife Helena Mactavish, was born on 10 July 1926 and served during the Second World War in the Mercantile Marine.

William Alexander Mactavish, the son of Lieutenant Gordon Mactavish and his wife Helena Mactavish, was born in 1921 and served during the Second World War at a Sergeant Observer in 90 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was killed in action on 4 February 1943, when his Stirling BF415, having taken off from R.A.F. Ridgewell, was shot down at 23:00 by a night fighter whilst on a raid on Hamburg, on what was his 26th operational sortie, with the loss of the entire crew. He is buried in Montfoort General Cemetery, Utrecht, Netherlands.

Sold with copied research.

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