Staff-Sergeant Cedric Laycock

 

A 500 Franc note, which was signed by members of Divisional Headquarters, 6th Airborne Division, prior to boarding Laycock's glider on the eve of the Normandy landings. Major-General Richard Gale's signature can be seen above the centre; Laycock's is in the bottom right hand corner. Also present are the signatures of war correspondent Chester Wilmot, Colonel George Chatterton (Commander, Glider Pilot Regiment), Lieutenant-Colonel Iain Murray (No.1 Wing, Glider Pilot Regiment), Captains Billy Griffith and Hugh Bartlett. Copyright: Dr John Laycock.