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1939-45 Star

1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Mentioned in Despatches Oak Leaf, General Service Medal, EIIR, bar Malaya (Major). Colonel Gerald Paul ‘Gerry’ Exley, Royal Army Pay Corps and Oxfordshire…

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1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Mentioned in Despatches Oak Leaf, General Service Medal, EIIR, bar Malaya (Major).

Colonel Gerald Paul ‘Gerry’ Exley, Royal Army Pay Corps and Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.

Born in 1920, in Wandsworth, London.

Served during the war from 2nd Lieutenant as a War Substantive Lieutenant up to Temporary Major with the Oxs and Bucks, being Mentioned in Despatches 10/01/1946.

Later switched to the R.A.P.C., gaining the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel and Staff Paymaster 1st Class, 12/04/1964
Promoted Colonel 31/12/1971 with seniority 30/06/1971.
Retired as Colonel on 30/03/1977.
He passed away in 2005.

Medals swing mounted as worn on original ribbons, official correction to surname on GSM, a rather odd surname to spell