TO THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
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.
Service Medal Near East 4110472 S.A.C. R.C. JAMES R.A.F. £85 RESERVED
Service number is from a block allocated from May 1952 at RAF Cardington.
Medal (GVI) Malaya
2231116 ACT.SGT. W.S.
ELLIOTT. R.A.F. £65
Engraved naming. Edge knock on the 'EL' of Elliott.
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.