TO THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
British War Medal F.41056 G.J. BARNETT. A.M.2. R.N.A.S.
Defence Medal Un-named
1939-45 War Medal Un-named MID
Copy records. George John Barnett born in London 1899 and was a motor mechanic when he enlisted Royal Naval Air Service November 1917. Posted to East Fortune (airship station and Torpedo Aeroplane School) April 1918. To Reserve Dec. 1919 and discharged April 1920. The British War Medal was his only entitlement for the Great War. Enlisted in Class E Reserve. RAF in April 1939. August 1939 posted to 78 Squadron at Dishforth (Fitter, Aero Engine). June 1940 attached to Rolls Royce and in 1941 was at Rotal Airscrews Gloucester. 1943 to 1662 Conversion Unit at Blyton then attached to De Havilland, followed by time with Zenith Carburetters. May 1954 to 31 Base, Stradishall. July 1945 to Wratting Common (195 Squadron). March 1946 released from the service. He was mentioned in despatched three times: London Gazette 24 Sept. 1941 (Temp/Sgt), 12 June 1943 (A/F/Sgt) and 14 Jan. 1944 (T/F/Sgt).
Grouop of Three: £295 (GP)
British War Medal 69209. 2.A.M. P. GRAEFE. R.A.F.
Victory Medal 69209. 2.A.M. P. GRAEFE. R.A.F.
Copy service papers and research. Percival Edmund Rudolph Graefe was born in Middlesex in 1892, son of Adam Graefe (an immigrant who was born in Dresden, Germany). He enlisted in March 1917 as Percy Graefe and was posted to 26 Squadron, which was operating in German East Africa. His papers show "East Africa 23 July 1917 - 1 March 1919." His trade is Driver. He later became General Manager of Maidstone & District Motor Services Ltd.
His only son, Lieutenant Reginald Lionel Graefe, was killed in action 24 March 1945 serving with the 1st Glider Pilot Regiment.
Percy died in Thanet, Kent in 1965.
Pair: £120 (JS)
General Service Medal South Arabia 4032378 CPL. T.R. BARNES. R.A.F.
RAF Long Service Good Conduct Medal (QEII) W4032378 CPL. T.R. BARNES. R.A.F.
Thomas Richard Barnes
Gulf War Medal 16 Jan to 28 Feb 1991 MR B SLADE BAE £200
With box of issue. British Aerospace employees worked in Saudi Arabia during the war and received the medal.
Medal (GVI) Malaya
2231116 ACT.SGT. W.S.
ELLIOTT. R.A.F. £65
Engraved naming. Edge knock on the 'EL' of Elliott.
General Service Medal Arabian Peninsula 4037256 ACT.CPL. J.K. SANDERSON. R.A.F. £95 RESERVED
John Keith Sanderson.
RAF Long Service Good Conduct Medal (QEII) 549461 G.J. ALLNUTT. R.A.F. £80
Number block for civilian enlistment before March 1938. LSGC awarded 1961. Would have been entitled to WWII medals.
RAF Long Service Good Conduct Medal (QEII) 567775 H.E. PLUCKNETT. R.A.F. £75
Number block for Halton Apprentice No. 31 entry (1935). LSGC awarded 1953.
Henry E. Pluncknett was born in London in 1918 and died in Ystradgynlais, Powys in 1979. He would have been entitled to WW2 medals.