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General Service Medal

General Service Medal, Bar Northern Kurdistan (LAC) (GV Robed Issue), Defence Medal, War Medal, RAF Long Service & Good Conduct (GVI), Warrant Officer, Arthur Herbert Cyril Payne, R.A.F., He was born…

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Origin: United Kingdom
Nearly Extremely Fine

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General Service Medal, Bar Northern Kurdistan (LAC) (GV Robed Issue), Defence Medal, War Medal, RAF Long Service & Good Conduct (GVI), Warrant Officer, Arthur Herbert Cyril Payne, R.A.F.,

 

He was born on 15th August 1907 in Dover, Kent, previously a Canvasser & Stores Assistant.
He enlisted in the R.A.F. on 12th April 1927, after a few transfers he was sent to Iraq on 20/10/1928, he stayed there for the Northern Kurdistan Campaign from 15th March 1932 to 21st June 1932, one of 66 Officers and 279 Other Ranks present in the conflict against Shaikh Ahmed of Barzan.
Later shown in the Air Force List of 1944 and 1945 with the General Duties Branch.

 

With copy Airman’s service record