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IGS Afghanistan 1919 RAF

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India General Service Medal, 1908, bar Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, 75221 A.M. 2. D.B. Gibson. R.A.F. Rare I.G.S. medal to the Royal Air Force.

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Origin: United Kingdom
Nearly Extremely Fine

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India General Service Medal, 1908, bar Afghanistan N.W.F. 1919, 75221 A.M. 2. D.B. Gibson. R.A.F.

 

David Brown Gibson was a Gardener from Worksop, born in 1899, who enlisted with the Royal Flying Corps on 4th April 1917, aged 18.

 

He arrived for war service in the Middle East on 10th December 1917 and served there for the remainder of the war until 15th September 1918.

 

He then was tranferred to India, where he saw further service in Afghanistan from 16th September 1918 until 21st October 1919.

 

He is additionally entitled to the British War and Victory Medal pair.