Former OC 41, Dick MacCormac, has had his medals stolen. Please be on the lookout for any unscrupulous characters attempting to sell them on.
They are identifiable by the engraving MACCORMAC 2630345K on the medal circumference.
Further detail passed by email this evening:
They were taken last week or over the weekend (I was away), from my home in Copenhagen. My guess is that they are likely to be sold on in fairly short order. So I'm looking at eBay, etc.
There are six of them. Five are on one pin; the Afghanistan one, which was my last tour in the Service, is a singleton. They are not court mounted - just loose.
There are a fair few links to the Sqn about them, in fact: my Gulf War medal was gained while I was on 6 Sqn, but under the command of the then OC 41(F), Wg Cdr Bill Pixton, who led the Jaguar force during the war. (The 41 Sqn-led team, with members from 41(F) 54(F), 6 and the then 226 OCU still meets, under the banner of the Gulf War Jaguar Pilot’s Association).
The NATO FRY and Iraq no-fly zone medals were also both gained during my subsequent tour on 41(F) Sqn.
I’m actually pretty gutted – had hoped to hand them down in due course. Look after yours!
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