Bartley's DFC medal group: (l-r) Distinguished Flying Cross, 1939-45 Star with Battle of Britain clasp, Air Crew Europe Star, Africa Star, Pacific Star, Defence and War Medals 1939-45.
The medals of a Battle of Britain hero ace who survived a bullet whizzing through his helmet and married a Hollywood star have emerged for sale for £140,000.
Squadron Leader Anthony 'Bolshie' Bartley, one of the founder members of 92 Squadron, claimed at least 12 victories, eight damaged aircraft and numerous 'probables' during World War Two.
He shot down his first two German planes over Dunkirk while 330,000 British Expeditionary Force troops were being evacuated from Northern France in May 1940.
Post-war, he married Deborah Kerr, star of the 'The King and I' and became a celebrated film producer.