A superb full dress tunic and medals to Lt Colonel Thomas Graham Lindsay Irish Guards.
The tunic contained in its original tailors shipping case has the earlier ornate gold bullion ornamentation which features four miniature shamrocks on each cuff, is completed with overalls and a state sash of crimson and gold.
Also Lindsay's cased WW2 medals unusually named on the rim and on the back of the stars
“CITATION IN RESPECT OF LT/COL. T.G. LINDSAY
31179 Irish Guards attached R.A.F. Regiment. [1304 Mobile Wing]
Lt. Col. T.G. LINDSAY arrived off the Beach early on the morning of ‘D’ Day, and started for the shore in the dark at 23.00 hours. When within about 50 yards of the shore, the “Rhino” struck a mine and there were three casualties. Col. LINDSAY overcame great difficulties in getting the remaining personnel and all the vehicles safely ashore complete and without damage.
Since ‘D’ Day this officer has continuously set an example in leadership to all ranks.
He is most strongly recommended for a Mention in Despatches.
Air Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Air Force”
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