Iveson converted to Spitfires at 7 OTU, Hawarden and joined 616 Squadron in September 1940. He ditched in the North Sea after running out of fuel pursuing a Ju 88, and was picked up by an MTB and landed at Yarmouth. He was posted to 92 Squadron in October 1940. After a spell on training duties he joined Bomber Command being posted to 617 Squadron in 1944. He flew three sorties against the German battleship Tirpitz, including the one which resulted in her sinking in Tromso Fjord.
Squadron Leader Thomas Clifford Iveson DFC AE
Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.